Taco Salad

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There’s soooo many taco salad recipes. Another one of those dishes that’s up to personal taste. And I don’t follow a recipe. I put together ingredients I personally like.
Crispy homemade tortillas (I’m in an area that’s steeped in Mexican culture….abundant authentic ingredients), seasoned ground beef, beans (I use ranch style. I personally dislike taste of black beans. If its due to what’s available,  I’ll use refried beans or chili! Yumm), shredded cheese, lettuce, tomato. Sour cream, guacamole & dressing for topping.
First thing I did this time was make homemade dressing. Adapted from http://www.simplyscratch.com/2013/05/chopped-taco-salad-homemade-catalina-dressing.html

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Yumm!
Then I cook & season ground beef.

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For family and/or others…
while cooking, prepare the ingredients for salad & set up like a buffet style for individual tastes/preferences.

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thank you Laurie
; D

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Crisp tortillas or make tortilla bowl.

Press in center with tongs & it’ll create a place for ingredients. Sort of… I don’t do the bowl thing, I serve in bowl.
Put together, top with gauc, sour cream & drizzle with dressing.
I also add a few tortilla chips…scooping 😀
And…TAA DAA…
PICTURES ♡

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Food is pretty?

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(And pssssst….
#confession I ate sitting on my bed…watching the telly)

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I did go get my tray! 😀