Friday, April 23, 2010

Spicy Taco Salad with Lime Tortilla Chips and Dressing

The picture may not be food porn gorgeous but the flavors are jumpin!

This is an easy recipe, great for Spring/Summer, bright and cheerful with kick. The cucumber slices add a nice coolness to the heat. Take a bite and you will see what I mean!
Taco Salad with Lime Tortilla Chips and Spicy Dressing Recipe
Dressing:
8 ounces taco sauce, medium to hot
12 ounces salsa, medium to hot
3 T. sour cream
1/2 pkg. hot taco seasoning (you will use the rest further down)
SALAD:
1 head lettuce, chopped up
4 diced tomatoes (If using Roma tomatoes - Use 6)
1 large sweet onion, diced
1 1/2 pounds lean hamburger, browned, drained and mixed with remaining taco seasoning
12 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
1 medium can sliced olives, drained
hot peppers, sliced (your choice)
Diced cucumber
Salad:
Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Dressing:
Mix together, add all of dressing mixture to salad, toss salad thoroughly and top with a bag of crushed lime tortilla chips or Frito chips and serve.

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