Recipe by Crisco® Olive Oil
"Try this surprisingly simple technique to turn a simple tortilla into a dramatic, edible salad bowl."
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CRISCO® Corn Oil* for deep frying
4 (6 inch)
ground beef or ground turkey
onion, finely chopped
1 (15.25 ounce) can
shredded iceberg lettuce
shredded Cheddar cheese
Optional garnish: sour cream, chopped tomato, sliced black olives and additional salsa
To save on calories, you can bake your bowl. Just get a glass round shaped bowl, spray your burrito size tortilla with cooking spray and bake for about 5 minutes at 350. Sometimes I'll cook it a little longer if I want it a little crispier. My family loves taco salads, but when we put a 'healthy' dollop of sour cream and lots of avocado slices, it doesn't seem right to have a deep fried shell.
IMO the meat lacked flavor. Don't use Chayenne chili powder...hot!! We like hot, but too hot to enjoy! I suggest adding lots of garlic powder and pinch more of salt.
6/10 someone said:To save on calories, you can bake your bowl. Just get a glass round shaped bowl, spray your burrito size tortilla with cooking spray and bake for about 5 minutes at 350. Sometimes I'll cook it a little longer if I want it a little crispier. This worked very well. spray DO NOTpaint on oil, it will drip. i added some corn and some rotel tomatoes. all but matthew liked it.
I love this taco salad as an alternative for the chili powder and cumin i used regular taco seasoning! Delicious!
I started to make this before I realized I didn't have any salsa so I just throw everything I had on hand in instead! Corn was the best addition to this salad.
Very fast to put together! I baked our flour tortillas, but since they were wheat, they took a lot longer to bake. Served with homemade ranch dressing, and the family said they'd like to have it again.
This was so exceptionally delicious! I could not even believe how easy the flour tortilla shells were to make. I can however add a tip.....after frying the shells, an easy way of getting all the extra grease out of the shell, is to poke a small hole on the top of the side of the tortilla so the oil runs right out. You must try this recipe....2 thumbs up!
I did not make the bowl...trying to cut the calories...but it sounds like it's pretty easy, and cool too! We just had the salad in a normal bowl. The meat mix was good. I used a whole onion, and 2 or 3 cloves of garlic. I also added a can of corn for colour. For the children I took some of the mixture out of the pan, then I jazzed it up with some hot sauce for the adults. I'll definately make this again. I might even try the cool bowl idea.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
San Antonio Taco Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 455
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