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Easy Taco Salad

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Course: Salad Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 15 oz. can - kidney beans
  • 1 cup - salsa
  • 1 8 oz. package - grated Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 - onion, chopped finely
  • 1/2 - green bell pepper, chopped finely
  • 5 or 6 - Lettuce leaves cut into small pieces
  • 1 - Tomato chopped
  • 4 or 5 - taco shells - crumbled (can substitute Corn tortilla chips here also)

How to Make

  • Drain and wash kidney beans. Mash them with a spatula to make a bean paste.
  • To the bean paste add salsa to create a pinkish looking mixture. Place half of the bean mixture on a microwave proof serving plate.
  • Sprinkle half of the onion, peppers, and cheese.
  • Microwave on high for 3 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  • Garnish with lettuce, tomatoes, and the crushed taco shells (or tortilla chips). Repeat the same process in a second plate.