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Walking Taco Salad Bar

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  • 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • cup chopped dried onions
  • 4 tbsp taco seasoning
  • ½ cup water

Salad & Toppings

  • Chopped salad
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream
  • Green onion
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Salad dressing

Homemade Taco Seasoning

  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper optional, for extra heat!
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Add ground beef and dried onion to a large skillet. Cook until the beef is browned all the way through (no pink remains). Drain.
  • Add cooked ground beef back into the large skillet along with taco seasoning and water. Mix well over medium heat until seasoning is fully incorporated and water is mostly evaporated.
  • Serve with salad, toppings, salad dressing and utensils.
    taco salad bar setup

Taco Seasoning

  • Combine all of the herbs and spices together. Store in a sealed jar for up to 1 year. Use 2 tablespoons per 1 pound of ground beef.
    homemade taco seasoning
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