Mom's Hot Mexican Salad

Mom's Hot Mexican Salad

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"This recipe is as easy as one-two-three and it is so good there are never any leftovers!"


30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 617 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 617 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 32.7 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.4g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 32.6 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1630 mg
  • 65%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place beef, onion, bell pepper, garlic and cumin in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until hamburger is evenly brown. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Stir cheese, green chilies and tomato sauce into the beef mixture. Cook 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  3. Equally divide lettuce among salad plates. Pour meat and cheese mixture over lettuce and garnish with chopped tomato and corn chips.
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  1. 13 Ratings


I did not have a pound and a half of ground meat, I used one pound of ground turkey. I also used a red bell pepper instead of green. My family liked this okay, we weren't in love with this but w...

Yum! This is really, really good. Great cheese taste and it's fast and easy. We loved it and will make it again.

I left out the bell pepper and lettuce, substituted ground turkey for the ground beef, and made this as a cheesy tortilla chip dip. My husband raved about it and said it was as good as the sauce...