Cinco de Mayo Taco Salad

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This mouthwatering Tex-Mex salad offers two kinds of beef mixture: one mixed with [url href="" target="_blank"]Lipton Onion Soup Mix[/url] and the other a gluten free version with [url href="" target="_blank"]Homemade Taco Seasoning[/url]. This salad is great for Cinco de Mayo or any time you want to serve a festive Taco Salad.


  • 1 lb. 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • bag Fritos corn chips
  • 1 or 2 large heads lettuce (depending on how many you need to serve)
  • 4-6 Roma tomatoes (sliced)
  • 3/4 cup sliced or whole green olives
  • 1 green pepper (chopped)
  • 1 cucumber (unpeeled and sliced)
  • 2 cups Taco-seasoned cheese or use a blend of Colby Jack & Pepper Jack
  • 1/2 envelope Lipton dry onion soup mix (I use mostly the onions and not as much of the bouillon)
  • Catalina (Ranch or your favorite dressing)


  1. In skillet, brown beef. Sprinkle onion soup mix over meat; stir in water (as per package—about ½ cup). Simmer, uncovered 10 minutes. In...
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Cinco de Mayo Taco Salad

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