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Jamie's Taco Salad

Jamie's Taco Salad

Layers of sour cream, seasoned beef, cheesy rice and fresh toppings make for one delicious taco salad.



  1. In 1-quart saucepan, heat 1 1/4 cups of the water, and the uncooked rice and topping (from Hamburger Helper box) to boiling over medium-high heat.
  2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 25 minutes or until rice is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
  3. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  4. Add remaining 1 1/4 cups water and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box). Cook about 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is thickened.
  5. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix sour cream and cream cheese until smooth. Spread sour cream mixture in even layer on large platter. Top with beef mixture, followed by rice mixture. Top with lettuce, tomato, Cheddar cheese and corn chips (from Hamburger Helper box).
  6. Serve immediately.

Prep Time 15 min | Total Time 35 min | Servings 6

Nutrition Information–Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 610 Calories from Fat 360 Total Fat 40g Saturated Fat 18g Trans Fat 1 1/2g Cholesterol 150mg Sodium 880mg Total Carbohydrate 28g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 4g Protein 36g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 70% Vitamin C 4% Calcium 25% Iron 25%

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2

Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat

Carbohydrate Choice 2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker.


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