Mom's Taco Salad

courtesy of my mom who made this growing up all the time... now my husband demands it

Ingredients:
1 lb ground beef
1 med onion
1 head/bunch of lettuce (I've been using green leaf, my mom always used ice berg... we're too good for ice berg here in NYC)
1 can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
sliced black olives
1 bunch cilantro
1 avocado

"Pink Sauce"
Cheap bottled Salsa
Sour Cream
1 tsp Cumin (to taste)

Toppings
shredded cheese (your fav. Mexican cheese)
tortilla chips



Directions:
brown beef with onion and Salt and pepper. Put done meat on paper towel to drain.
In the mean time, wash and chop lettuce, cilantro & chop avocado
To Lettuce add meat, kidney beans, black olives, cilantro, avocados and cheese

Sauce "Pink Sauce" (as we call it in our family)
- Mix 1 cup salsa with 1/2 C sour cream
Add Cumin to taste
Mix into whole salad, or let people top it themselves

Top salad with "pink sauce" and chips


It's really one of our favorite staple meals. One of the only salads the Mr. will consider as his main dish... you know how they are about soup or salad for dinner!

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