Saturday, July 7, 2012

Tiny Taco Salads

My mother-in-law is amazing, she is constantly trying new recipes and sharing the hits with the family.  So...while I didn't find this recipe, I did help put these together and have her permission to share this with the blogging world.

For the Fourth of July she broke out and a "Taste of Home" recipe book and we made "Taco Dip Singles" - they were pretty and super tasty!

You'll need:
1 pound ground beef
1 envelope taco seasoning
1 can (8oz) tomato sauce
1 package (8oz) cream cheese
1 cup sour cream
3/4 cup mayo
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 small red onion, finely chopped

In a large skillet cook ground beef with taco seasoning and tomato sauce - as directed on the seasoning packet.
In a small bowl mix cream cheese, sour cream and mayo until smooth.
In small cups (about 8oz each) layer:
    - ground beef
    - cream cheese mix
    - chopped peppers
    - shredded cheese
    - chopped tomatoes
    - chopped lettuce
    - chopped onion
Serve with a side of chips - these are easy and really tasty!  This was a huge hit at our family function!!