Taco Salad Recipes

Taco salads are perfect for a potluck or party—you get all the great flavors of a taco in an easy-to-prepare salad! From chicken and turkey to pork and steak, browse our full collection of taco salad recipes.

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Taco Salad in a Jar

We loved this great taco salad recipe from Elissa Dougherty of Babylon, New York, so we created a make-and-take version for lunch on the go. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Tasty Taco Chopped Salad

My friends and I love Mexican food, but we also try to eat healthy. My mom taught me how to...


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Crowd-Pleasing Taco Salad

While this recipe might sound involved, it can be fixed in just 30 minutes. It's a hit at the potluck...


Terrific Taco Salad

I invented this recipe several years ago. It's quick to make, and uses ingredients I usually have on hand in...


Garden-Fresh Taco Salad

"I'm a teen who likes to cook, and I usually fix supper during summer vacation, since my mom works. One...

Taco Salad with Baked Shells

Instead of using deep-fried salad shells, this recipe calls for baking flour tortillas in the microwave. Doing so keeps all...


Layered Taco Salad

I invented this taco salad to make my kids happy. Make it with ground beef, ground turkey or ground chicken...

Patriotic Taco Salad

One year, my daughter decided to celebrate her July birthday with a patriotic theme. This colorful and refreshing salad was...


Pasta Taco Salad

I've taken this dish to 4-H potlucks, church functions and my parents' 50th anniversary party. I also make it for...


Family-Favorite Taco Salad

“This lighter, healthier version of classic Southwestern fare is a favorite with my family. I love the fact that it’s...


Taco Salad for 2

Amy Fecher from Beavercreek, Ohio shares the colorful taco salad that is her husband's favorite meal. "Because it is simple...

Tater Tot Taco Salad

"Since I love potatoes and my husband and I both enjoy the flavor of tacos, this fun dish is a...


Quick Taco Salad

Just got home from work? Tired? Try this quick, balanced meal that tastes great and leaves time for you to...


Taco Salad for Two

"One of our favorite meals on the road is Taco Salad for Two," says Henrietta Brumbaugh of Hiawassee, Georgia. "Served...


Ground Beef Taco Salad

Everyone at our house loves this taco salad. In spring we look for something light and refreshing on the menu...


10-Minute Taco Salad

"Mom often made this hearty main-dish salad for my three brothers and me when we were growing up," recalls Cindy...

Taco Salad with a Twist

My husband and son say this is the best taco salad they’ve ever had! I usually fix it on crazy...


Cheesy Beef Taco Salad

Arlene Ghent of St. Joseph, Michigan says, "I often double the recipe so there are leftovers for lunch the next...


Three-Step Taco Salad

This Southwestern-style salad is layered with crunchy tortilla chips, lettuce, beans, tomatoes, olives, cheese and a zippy meat mixture, then...


Southwestern Taco Salad

I came across this recipe while spending a winter in Arizona. Now as soon as we return home each spring,...


Black Bean Taco Salad

After assembling this mild main-dish aside the remaining canned beans to add to other salads later in the the week.—Taste...


Tasty Layered Taco Salad

My colorful and attractive salad looks very appealing when layered in a trifle dish. It can be used as a...


Taco Bean Salad

Storing Seasoned Hamburger Mix in the freezer helps Dorothy beat the clock when she is creating this change-of-pace tossed salad....


Taco Pasta Salad

My family loves this savory taco pasta salad. Serve taco or corn chips on the side, and you have a...

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Potluck Taco Salad

I found this recipe in an old school cookbook, and I've taken it to many potlucks since then. The layers...


Chicken Taco Salad

"This refreshing recipe is totally flexible," Lily Julow writes from Lawrenceville, Georgia. "You can use yellow onion instead of red,...


Meatless Taco Salad

This colorful entree combines popular taco ingredients—minus the ground beef. And you won't miss the meat at all! I top...



“Trash Bag” Taco Salad

I use this recipe for church functions and patio parties and assign each guest an ingredient. This simple and economical...


Taco Salad

This fresh-tasting salad is the perfect accompaniment to the zippy burritos. It's really quick to toss together.—Kathy Ybarra, Rock Springs,...