A simple, delicious, and hearty taco salad made with ground beef, pinto beans, and corn. Finish it off with avocado, tomatoes, cheese, and crushed chips. Perfect meal for Taco Tuesday!


1 pound ground beef
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons taco seasoning
1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 can corn, drained
1/2 salsa (I use Pace)
1 bunch green onions, sliced thin
1 tomato, chopped
1 avocado, diced
1 bunch fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 cup iceberg lettuce, finely chopped
crushed tortilla chips
shredded cheddar cheese
Optional: salsa and sour cream


Step 1
Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and add the olive oil and ground beef.

Step 2
Mix the beef breaking it up with a spatula.

Step 3
After 2-3 minutes of cooking the meat, add the salt, pepper, garlic, and taco seasoning, and mix well.

Step 4
Once the meat is completely cooked add the pinto beans, corn, and salsa; cook until completely heated and bubbling about 1-2 minutes.

Step 5
To serve place a couple of spoonfuls of the meat mixture into a bowl.

Step 6
Top with cheese, crushed chips, green onions, lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, and fresh cilantro.

Step 7
Add a spoonful salsa and sour cream if desired.

Step 8