Jake's Taco Salad

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This is a great taco salad recipe that uses RW Garcia tortilla chips in place of the traditional taco shell.  It’s easy to put together and very yummy.


3/4 pounds ground beef or ground turkey
1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
1 8-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
6 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
4 cups broken RW Garcia Yellow corn tortilla chips
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 dollop of sour cream (optional)
1 dollop of salsa (or a couple of shakes of hot sauce)
In a large skillet, cook ground beef or turkey until no pink remains. Drain fat. Stir in tomato sauce, chili powder, and beans. Heat through. Fill bottom of a bowl with broken chips. Cover chips with shredded lettuce. Top with hot meat mixture. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Add sour cream and taco sauce, if desired. Makes 4 servings.