Grandma’s Taco Salad Recipe

This Grandma’s Taco Salad Recipe is perfect and delicious choice parties or a large get-together as it makes 18 servings. However, dishing it up as a light lunch or dinner is another good idea to enjoy this amazing salad. You just have to reduce the proportion of the ingredients, keeping your requirement in mind.

Making Grandma’s Taco Salad at home is a matter of just minutes; therefore, it is great option available for working people or for those who are not good at cooking.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 18
Utensils: large serving bowl, small mixing bowl, fork or ladle

Calories: 553
Fat: 32.7 g
Cholesterol: 69 mg

Salad’s Ingredients:

– 1 head lettuce
– 2 large tomatoes
– 2 avocados
– 1 small onion
– Green or black olives to taste
– 1 package tortilla chips – lightly salted and crushed
– 1 can (about 400g) red kidney beans – well drained
– 1 can (about 400g)  chick peas – well drained

Dressing’s Ingredients:

– 50 ml Italian salad dressing
– 3 tablespoons soured cream
– 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
– 175g Cheddar cheese – grated


  • 1

    Rinse and drain the lettuce, tomatoes and avocados. Now, chop them to the desired size for a salad and shift into a large serving bowl or a salad bowl.

  • 2

    Take one small onion, peel it and cut into fine slices. Place these slices in the large bowl as well.

  • 3

    Add in the green or black olives, lightly salted and crushed tortilla chips, well drained red kidney beans and chick peas. Mix up the ingredients with a large for a flat wooden ladle to incorporate them thoroughly. Set the bowl of ingredients aside to marinate.

  • 4

    In another small mixing bowl, whisk the Italian salad dressing, soured cream and the taco seasoning. Continue blending until it forms a smooth dressing.

  • 5

    Gently drizzle the dressing on top of the salad and mix lightly until all ingredients of the salad are evenly coated.

  • 6

    Sprinkle the finely grated cheddar cheese on top of the salad and dish up right away.

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