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Grinder Taco Salad

  • Author: Sweetpea
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: salad
  • Method: no-cook
  • Cuisine: tex-mex


Grinder Taco Salad is the chopped salad your whole family will love! Filled with taco meat, cheese, tortilla chips, and a perfectly sauced lettuce salad!


  • 1/2 cup Corn Kernels
  • 3 Green Onions, sliced (or 1/4 cup diced Mild Onion)
  • 1/2 cup Mama Leah Dip (recipe in the notes)
  • 4 cups Shredded Lettuce
  • 1/2 cup of Shredded Cheese
  • Hot Sauce
  • 1 cup Taco Meat of Choice
  • Fritos or Tortilla Chips, crushed


  1. Heat up leftover taco meat in the microwave, or on the stove-top.
  2. To a bowl add 1/2 cup corn kernels, 3 sliced green onions, 1/2 cup Mama Leah Dip, 4 cups Shredded lettuce, 1/2 cup shredded cheese, and a few dashes of hot sauce. Mix it all up!
  3. In the bottom of your serving bowl, crush as many corn or tortilla chips as you’d like.
  4. Top with the warmed taco meat, plus the salad.
  5. Toss well, and eat!


Mama Leah Dip:

  • 16 ounces Sour Cream
  • 1 packet Ranch Dressing Mix
  • 1, 10 ounces can Rotel Tomatoes, drained

Mix all these ingredients together, and chill for an hour before serving. It makes a great dip for Taco Night!

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