Homemade Taco Salad Bowls
Making homemade taco salad bowls can add a little fun to a
traditional taco night. You can make it easier and faster by using
store bought tortillas but we'll show you how to make it with fresh
homemade tortillas as well.
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Taco Salad Bowl
- flour tortillas store bought or homemade
flour tortillas, one for each family member
- 1 lb. lean ground beef or ground chicken
- 1 can kidney beans or black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can whole corn, drained
- 1 can olives, sliced
- 6 Cups lettuce or greens, shredded
- 1 green, red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
- 1 tomato, chopped
- 1-2 Cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- taco sauce or salsa, if desired
- sour cream or ranch dressing for topping
To prep your taco salad bowls, you will need ramekins or small bowls
that are oven safe or tin foil.
Spray each tortilla with cooking spray front and back and place your
tortilla inside your ramekin or oven safe dish. Making sure
top edges lap around the edges.
If you don't have ramekins or oven safe dishes, wad a sheet of tin
foil into a loose ball. Wrap tortilla around tin foil ball and place
tin foil side down on a cookie sheet.
Using fresh homemade tortillas
Using store bought tortillas
You can warm up store bought
tortillas for several seconds in the microwave and they will form
more easily around the ball or inside the bowls.
Bake in the oven at 450 degrees F for 10-15 minutes or until golden
brown. Allow to cool slightly and take out of dishes.
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Put together your Taco Salad Bowls
Brown ground beef or ground chicken until no longer pink.
Season with salt and pepper and taco
. Now prep your taco salad ingredients
by draining canned corn, beans and olives. Chop peppers and tomato.
Let each family member assemble their own salad in their homemade
tortilla bowl. Top with shredded cheese, taco sauce, salsa, sour
cream or salad dressing, if desired.
Learn how to make
homemade flour tortillas
Try any of these Mexican Recipes as well:
Beef and Bean Enchiladas
Tacos or Burritos
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