Friday, May 27, 2011

Taco Pasta Salad

I love taco salad - but the "men" don't care for it quite as much.  Then I found this recipe - now they love taco salad too :)  It's a wonderful salad to take on a picnic, to a summer potluck, or camping!




TACO PASTA SALAD

2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
1 pound ground beef
1 envelope taco seasoning
3 cups shredded lettuce
2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup Catalina salad dressing
Tortilla chips

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the taco seasoning; cool.
Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; stir into meat mixture. Add the lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, onion, green pepper and dressing; toss to coat. Serve with tortilla chips.

Do you have a favorite summer salad?

5 comments:

  1. YUM! This really sounds yummy, and the kinda salad any guy would like!

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  2. I haven't had a taco salad for years. I love the flour tortilla bowl. MMMM! I bet my guys would love this taco salad, too. They really love anything with pasta.

    One my favorite salads is broccoli Grape. It's so good! Summer fruit salads are a favorite, too. So refreshing!

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  3. Are you trying to make me hungry this morning??? LOL




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  4. Yummy!! This make me hungry. Thanks for such instant delicious recipe. I would like to make it right now.

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  5. We just had tacos tonight I'll have to try this as tacos is one of the few things everyone will eat. My favorite summer salad is a simple tomato/onion/basil I just made the first one of the season and even threw in a little cucumber. Now all of us fight over dipping the italian bread in the dressing - damn kids! LOL

    Patty from www.mylifeunderthebus.typepad.com

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