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Trashy Taco Salad



  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 3 envelopes taco seasoning mix
  • 3 heads lettuce, shredded
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 3 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 3 (4 1/4 ounce) cans chopped or sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans ranch or chili beans, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) bag corn chips
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle Catalina salad dressing
  • 1 (12 ounce) jar salsa


  1. Brown beef; drain. Add taco seasoning and prepare according to package directions. Cool.
  2. Toss with remaining ingredients in a large unscented plastic trash bag (or other large container).

Yields 40-50 servings.


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