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Taco Salad with a Twist


  • Rice Can use brown or white -- I use brown
  • Fritos or Tortilla Chips
  • Ground Beef browned
  • Shredded Cheese
  • Lettuce Spinach, or Other Greens of Your Preference
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Black Olives
  • Jalapeno or Sweet Peppers
  • Salsa
  • Sour Cream
  • Guacamole
  • Walnuts
  • Coconut Flakes


  • Prepare ground beef prior to your meal. Add in a packet of taco seasoning and follow directions. However, instead of water, use tomato juice.
  • Prepare all other ingredients and set them up in a buffet line.
  • Allow everyone to assemble their own plates.
  • Enjoy! the rest as you want.


Although walnuts and coconut flakes both might sound odd in a taco salad, unless you really don't like one of these, make sure to at least try it. I thought it sounded insane to add them to taco salad, but they're now my favorite part.
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