How To Make Taco Salad Flag At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

This taco salad flag can be a great choice of food for you on Memorial day or 4th of July and in this blog, I am going to show you how you can make the best taco salad flag at home.

Taco salad flag is a dish that has its origin in Texas. This salad is also known as 4th of July Taco Salad because people usually make it during a national holiday across America. It is a very popular food choice among Texas people because of its amazing looks and delicious taste. I first had it when I visited Texas with my wife on 4th of July and when the first time I had this salad, I fell in love with it.

For making taco salad flag, cook beef and add water and taco seasoning salsa. Cook for around 10 minutes. In a 13 x 9 dish, place chips and beef over it. Cover the beef with lettuce. Now make stars using olives and stripes using cheese and tomatoes.

I know this dish is very easy to prepare and a fun one too. If I talk about myself, I really enjoy the part where we assemble the American flag. But there are more detailed steps to know more about this recipe. First, let’s talk about the ingredients.

Ingredients For Taco Salad Flag

  • 450gm Beef
  • ¼ cup Salsa
  • ¾ cup Water
  • 2 tablespoons Taco Seasoning
  • 4 cups Shredded Lettuce
  • 5-6 cups Tortilla Chips
  • ½ cups Sliced Olives
  • 3 cups Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese

All these things can be easily availed at your nearby markets. As all the ingredients involved have been listed, let’s check how much time it takes to make this taco salad flag.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Taco Salad Flag?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 minutes15 minutes25 minutes

It takes almost 25 minutes to make this healthy American flag taco salad. Now let’s take a glimpse at the steps involved in its preparation.

Steps To Make Taco Salad Flag

Taco Salad Flag recipe
  1. Firstly in a pan, add the beef and cook it at medium flame until you feel the meat is cooked properly and then add water and taco and salsa seasoning. Now lower the gas flame and cook it without covering it for almost 9-11 minutes.
  2. Now place the chips on a 13 x 9 dish, pour the beef all over it, and cover the beef with lettuce.
  3. Finally, add in the olives in the upper left corner for stars and cheese and tomatoes for stripes to give it an American flag look.
  4. Serve it.

Your healthy and good looking taco salad is ready for your 4th of July or Memorial Day celebration. To make this salad more tasty, just drizzle some Italian seasoning over the salad.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Taco Salad Flag

Now let’s know the nutrients present in this taco salad flag.

Calories350
Carbohydrates42g
Protein22g
Fat36g
Fiber4g
Calcium331mg
Iron3.1mg

How To Make Taco Salad Flag At Home | Video

A descriptive video of the recipe has been added here to make it easier for you to make it.

Video by Parsnips and Parsimony

I hope you’ve liked this taco salad recipe for your next celebration. This salad is something that can be the next highlight of your party. So do try this at your home and share your reviews in the comments below.

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