Mama always knows best and when it comes to Sara Evans’ mom, she surely knows how to whip up some delicious taco salad. Evans took to her Facebook page to share her mother’s recipe for the Mexican-inspired dish to all of her fans who had been asking her to post about the meal. Keeping things nice and simple, Evans posted a picture of the recipe straight out of her mama’s cookbook for that real authentic feel. So take a peek at this yummy and easy-to-make recipe for the Evans’ family taco salad!
Mama’s Taco Salad
Prep time: 15-20 minutes
Cook time: 5-10 minutes
1 head of lettuce
8 oz. mild cheddar cheese
1 onion, medium
1 large can red beans, drained and rinsed
1 bag Doritos (taco flavor), crumbled
12 oz. sour cream
7 Seas creamy Italian dressing
Shredded chicken (ground beef or turkey can also be used)
- Prepare the ingredients to be tossed in the salad. Chop the lettuce, tomatoes and onion for better consistency. If not already done so, shred the cheese into a good pile. Cook both the meat and red beans, and allow beans to cool. Crumble Doritos.
- Combine the lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, onion and beans into a large bowl. Mix up the ingredients before adding more.
- Just before serving to family or guests, add the Doritos, sour cream, dressing and meat of choice. Toss all ingredients together for a tasty meal!