San Antonio Salad

San Antonio Salad

Beamish 3

"A wonderful 'Heart of Texas' salad that makes a great meal! Seasoned ground beef, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, pinto beans are just starters!"


25 m servings 674 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 674 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 37.7 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.5g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 29.5 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1043 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef. Season with chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Remove from heat when beef is cooked through.
  2. In a large salad bowl, toss together the lettuce, tomato, Cheddar cheese, cilantro and pinto beans with their juice. Mix in the ground beef and corn chips. Toss in the jalapeno, green onion, and salsa, if desired.
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  1. 43 Ratings


Very interesting take on a taco salad. In the past, I've always complained about the chips being on the bottom in a traditional taco salad...this way, they're incorporated in every bite! I fol...

This was excellent! Hubby is a San Antonio native and he gave his stamp of approval. Changes I made: brown the beef with chopped sweet onion, use shredded lettuce in the bag, rinse the beans tho...

Fresh ingredients make this a most wonderful dish...

This was delicious. DH raved about this one. I used ranch style beans and mixed them in with the meat and let it simmer for about ten minutes. I mixed the cilantro with the chopped tomatoes. I d...

Wonderful Taco Salad. I like not having to use a salad dressing or if you want, a little ranch or italian can be tossed at the last minute. Will fix this often this summer for a cool dinner.

I love this salad! Have made many times! Thanks for the post! The only change I make is to layer the ingredients instead of mixing all together. I love the addition of chips in this.

Wonderful recipe!! Made it for a salad potluck at chuch - it was all gone!! I left out the jalapeno - was an older group - but would use it and hot salsa for my family. Made everything the nigh...

This was wonderful. Made it last night. I didn't have cilantro or green onions but it was good without them. Had some left over, just reheated and my hisband said it was better than last nights....

We don't like cumin or chili powder (we're just wimps) so we used taco seasoning for the meat. Other than that, didn't change a thing. It was really good and it was nice to have it all put toget...