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Easy Taco Salad

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Layers of sour cream, seasoned beef, cheesy rice and fresh toppings make for one delicious taco salad.

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)

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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
613.2
Calories from Fat
360
% Daily Value
Total Fat
50.7g
78%
Saturated Fat
23.1g
116%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
167.1mg
56%
Sodium
314.1mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
5.5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
32.9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
5.90%
6%
Calcium
22.80%
23%
Iron
18.90%
19%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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