Jamie's Taco Salad

Layers of sour cream, seasoned beef, cheesy rice and fresh toppings make for one delicious taco salad.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
box Hamburger Helper™ crunchy taco
2 1/4
cups water
2
lbs lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
container (8 oz) sour cream
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
4
cups chopped Romaine lettuce
2
medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat 1 cup of the water, and the uncooked rice and topping (from Hamburger Helper box) to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 25 minutes or until rice is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown; drain. Add remaining 1 1/4 cups water and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box). Cook about 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is thickened.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix sour cream and cream cheese until smooth. Spread sour cream mixture in even layer on large platter. Top with beef mixture, followed by rice mixture. Top with lettuce, tomato, Cheddar cheese and corn chips (from Hamburger Helper box). Serve immediately.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    620
    (
    Calories from Fat
    360),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    40g
    40%
    (Saturated Fat
    19g,
    19%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    155mg
    155%;
    Sodium
    970mg
    970%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    35g
    35%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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