If you're planning a picnic, but are tired of plain ol' sandwiches, try this Mason jar taco salad. All the taco components are here in a portable container that you can reuse for all kinds of make-and-take meals. Anyone who loves tacos will love a picnic that includes this taco salad in a jar.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

chill:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet cook beef, onion, and garlic over medium-high until beef is browned. Drain off fat. Stir in chili powder, salt, cumin, and pepper. Cook and stir 1 minute more.

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  • In 4 wide-mouth pint canning jars layer the beef mixture, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and tortilla chips. Top each with salsa.

  • Tote to picnic in insulated coolers. Serve within 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

440 calories; fat 26g; cholesterol 89mg; saturated fat 9g; carbohydrates 26g; mono fat 9g; poly fat 4g; trans fatty acid 1g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 3g; protein 28g; vitamin a 1982.6IU; vitamin c 7mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 5.6mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 37.5mcg; vitamin b12 2.1mcg; sodium 706mg; potassium 610mg; calcium 174mg; iron 3.6mg.
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