May 4, 2013

Taco Salad in a Taco Bowl

On the Menu Today~
Taco Salad in a 
Taco Bowl

Taco Salad in a Taco Shell

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup salsa, (hot, medium or mild)
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning mix
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can chopped tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 (9 oz) package Spanish rice, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 (3 oz) package cream cheese, soften
  •  non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 package large size burrito shells
  • 9 oz classic lettuce salad mix
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Additional ingredients: chopped red onion, tomatoes
  • sliced black olives, sour cream, guacamole and cilantro
  • Salad dressing of your choice
Cooking Directions
  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet, drain off fat. Stir in drained and rinsed black beans, salsa, envelope taco seasoning mix, water, and diced tomatoes with green chilies. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in cooked rice. Stir in cream cheese. Cook until bubbly, 15 minutes.
  2. Spray tortilla bowl molds with cooking spray. Line bowl molds with tortilla shells. Place in a 350ยบ degree oven and bake until crispy, about 10 minutes. Turn shells out onto a wire rack to cool.
  3. When ready to serve,
  4. Place a small amount of lettuce in bottom of baked shell, top with meat mixture, more lettuce, top with shredded cheese and any additional ingredients of your choice.
  5. Serve with salad dressing of your choice.

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  1. I feel like singing.."Feeling Hot, Hot Hot"!!!Yummy! Thanks for sharing Lynn...I'm going to keep on singing now...FIESTA!!!! lol great meal in a bowl!

    1. LOL~ Thanks for Singing:) And a Cha Cha Cha:) Lynn

  2. I love it!! Great find...easy clean up for your bowl, please!!
    Stopping by from Tuesday's Table - have a great week!!

  3. I love Mexican - this sounds yummy! Thanks for linking up at the Tried and True Party!

    1. Hi Jackie~ Thanks for stopping by~ See you next time~Lynn


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