Taco salad

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Taco salad
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Alternative names Taco bowl
Type Salad
Place of origin United States
Region or state Texas
Main ingredients Tortilla, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, Cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa
Cookbook: Taco salad  Media: Taco salad

A taco salad is an American dish that combines many ingredients commonly used in Tex-Mex tacos. The dish originated in Texas during the 1960s.[1]


The salad is served with a fried flour tortilla shell stuffed with shredded iceberg lettuce and topped with diced tomatoes, shredded Cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole, and salsa. The salad is topped with taco meat (ground beef), seasoned shredded chicken or beans and/or Spanish rice for vegetarians.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Olver, Lynne. "The Food Timeline: history notes--salad". www.foodtimeline.org. Retrieved 2017-07-25.