Four very nice people are coming for lunch and I want to use my new chicken plates. Okay, I guess I have to admit that I am a bit of a "china-aholic"...but these plates from Marshalls at $3.99 a piece were just too good to pass up and perfect for alfresco dining.
So what would be nice served on the plates? Why a taco salad of course: easy, fast, delicious and perfect for a summer day. Everyone makes their taco salad a bit differently. I like to include the following:
Ground beef; seasoned to taste with cumin, salt, pepper, garlic and chili powder.
Thinly sliced, and lightly fried tortilla strips
Pile it all up, lightly dress with an Italian dressing and serve salsa on the side