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Turkey Taco Salad with Homemade 1000 Island Dressing

Course Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Cooks with Cocktails

Ingredients

  • FOR THE 1000 ISLAND DRESSING
  • 3/4 cup Mayo
  • 1 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 clove Garlic graded
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Garlic sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp Sweet Red Chili
  • 2 tbsp Sweet Relish
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp SaltFOR THE TACO SALAD
  • 1 lb ground Turkey
  • 1 lb ground Chicken
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 packages of Taco Seasoning (any kind)
  • 1 head Red Leaf Lettuce
  • 2 cups Kale chopped
  • 1 Cucumber , diced
  • 2 Tomatoes , diced
  • 1 Pepper , diced
  • 1/4 Red Onion , thinly sliced
  • 4 Dill Pickles , diced
  • 1 Avocado , diced
  • Few Pickled Jalapenos or Banana Peppers
  • Cheddar Cheese , grated
  • Tortilla strips or crumbled Doritos

Instructions

  1. FOR THE DRESSING
  2. Add all the ingredients to a canning jar. Screw the lid on and mix well. We use a canning jar so we can put a lid on the left overs and keep it in the fridge.
    FOR THE TACO SALAD
  3. In a frying pan brown the chicken and turkey then drain the fat content. Add the taco seasoning and the water and simmer for 10 mins.
  4. Wash the lettuce and kale then cut into bite size pieces. Add to one big bowl or individual bowls. We like individual bowls.
  5. Chop the cucumbers, tomatoes, pepper, and pickles, avocado and slice the red onion thinly add to the bowls or bowl.
  6. Grate the cheese and set aside.
  7. When the meat is ready. Top each salad with a portion of meat and then cheese. Drizzle some of the dressing over top and sprinkle with tortilla strips or crunched up Doritos.
  8. Serve!