MEXICAN SALAD

HaPpY TuEsDaY! 

I don't know about you, but the Spring is our busiest season with baseball games 4 nights a week and soccer games on Saturday. It is HARD to find time to cook a meal, especially because all 3 boys tend to be eating dinner at different times around practices and games. 

This recipe is one of my go-to meals! It is quick and easy and you make it earlier in the day. When they are ready to eat, it is in the fridge and everyone can make a plate! 

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I forgot to snap a finished pic so this was my plate! Sorry it's not the best photo, but you get the idea! Simple! Simple! Simple!

Here's what you will need:

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2 lbs Hamburger meat - cooked and drained (I forgot to put mine in the pic above!)
2 cans Ranch Style Beans
1 package Taco Seasoning (I use the mild so my kids will eat it!)
Lettuce
Tomato
1 cup Grated cheese (I used Colby Jack & Cheddar)
Catalina Dressing

 

First, brown your hamburger meat in a skillet over medium high heat. 

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Drain your hamburger meat. 

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Drain your Ranch Style Beans and spread on the bottom of a 9 x 13 casserole dish. 

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Next, add your Hamburger meat on top of the beans.

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Sprinkle the taco seasoning over the meat. 

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Add your lettuce and chopped tomato.

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Top with grated cheese and then add your Catalina dressing. I just kinda swirl it around the top as you can see! 

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Put a lid on your casserole dish and place in refrigerator to chill. (Approx 1 hour)

I usually make ours in the morning and then pop in the fridge and it's ready that evening! We usually have leftovers for lunch the next day too! 

SO. SIMPLE. 

We like to crumble a few Fritos over it on our plate to give it a little crunch and add a little salty taste. You could add your favorite tortilla chip too or serve without! 

I am always looking for new quick and easy meals! If you have a good go-to, leave it in the comments! I'd love some new ideas! 

XO