"Two favorite salads meet in this fun side dish - a taco and pasta salad perfect for parties." — mssyann8
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1 (1.25 ounce) package
halved cherry tomatoes
shredded Cheddar cheese
French salad dressing
1 (7 ounce) bag
I used ground turkey and homemade taco seasoning in this pasta salad. I chose not to toss the corn chips into the whole bowl of pasta salad. As I served it, I sprinkled Chili-Cheese Fritos over each bowl. This was a great quick dinner and a nice compromise for a mother that's sick of regular taco dinners and kids who can't get enough. I made homemade fry bread to serve with this. I would make this again but I think I would mix the sour cream into the french dressing next time and fold it in with the rest of the salad ingredients.
I have been making this for at least 25 years! My family loves this. Great on a hot summer day. Now all my adult kids make it too.
YUM! I had to use more dressing than called for (I used Catalina, b/c I had it here), and served the corn chips on top instead of mixing them in b/c I didn't want them to get mushy. I served this warm b/c hubby requested it that way and I really wasn't sure if this was supposed to be warm or cold, so... A very nice change from the usual and one that I would make again! Thanks for sharing. :)
This was SUPER! The kids and hubby loved it. Will be making it over and over again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Taco Pasta Salad
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 345
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