Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Dd's Taco Salad

I'm so happy that Didi's been sharing pictures of her meals with us. 

Here's her over-the-top taco salad.


Dd’s Taco Salad

Taco meat
Pico de gallo
Dried pinto beans, soaked overnight, cooked until tender
1 medium head Romaine lettuce, chopped
½ (4 oz.) can black olives, sliced or chopped
½ avocado, sliced
½ cucumber, chopped
¼ c. cilantro, leaves
½-3/4 c. cheese, shredded
Tortilla chips, crushed
Salad dressing (1/4 c. Italian mixed with 1 12 tsp. taco seasoning)
Juice of 1 lime

Onto serving plates, place lettuce. Decoratively place toppings. Garnish as desired. Serves 2.

Dd’s Pico De Gallo
2 large roma tomatoes, dice
½ small red onion, finely chopped
1 small jalapeno pepper, seeds & ribs removed, finely minced
1 small garlic clove, grated
½ c. cilantro, leaves picked
Juice of 1 lime
Salt as needed

Combine all ingredients. Allow to sit 30 minutes. Makes 1 ½ cups. 

Dd’s Taco Seasoning Mix
4 tsp. dried minced onion
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. chili powder 
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakess
½ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. onion powder
½ tsp. teaspoon oregano 

In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Place in an airtight container. Use as desired to taco seasoning on ground beef/chicken/lamb or turkey.  Use 3 tablespoons of seasoning per 1 pound of meat.  Makes approximately 3 tablespoons.


Honolulu Aunty said...

It looks so fresh and healthy! And totally delicious.

Anonymous said...

Oh my! Wow! Her family eats well. Does she want to adopt me and my family? LOL

K and S said...

yummy! I like that she makes her own taco seasoning too!

Anonymous said...

wait, only sharing pictures???


jalna said...

Aunty, like no taco salad that I ever made.

Izsmom, LOL.

Kat, howzdat, yah!

V, hahahahaha, and recipes.

Kay said...

Dd is such an amazing cook. Gosh! Your whole family should open a restaurant once the pandemic is over.

jalna said...

Kay, she totally is.