Taco Bean Salad Recipe

Taco Bean Salad Recipe

How To Make Taco Bean Salad

This bean salad has four different kinds of tender beans tossed with ground beef, crunchy lettuce, tomato, and savory taco sauce, for a delectable meal!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 1tspolive oil
  • 1large onion,chopped
  • 2lbsground beef
  • ½cupchili powder
  • 1tbspdried oregano
  • 2tbspground cumin
  • ¾cupblack olives,sliced
  • 14ozlight red kidney beans,(2 cans), drained, rinsed
  • 16ozgarbanzo beans,drained, rinsed
  • 16ozpinto beans,(1 can), drained, rinsed
  • 16ozblack beans,(1 can), drained, rinsed
  • salt and ground black pepper,to taste
  • 4cupsmayonnaise
  • 1cuptaco sauce
  • 2tsphot pepper sauce
  • 1iceberg lettuce head,shredded
  • 1tomato,chopped
  • 2cupscheddar cheese,shredded
  • 2cupstortilla chips,crumbled


  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion for about 5 minutes until it has softened and turned translucent.

  2. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and continue cooking and stirring for about 15 to 20 minutes more until the onion is very tender and dark brown.

  3. Cook and stir ground beef into onion for about 10 minutes until the beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Drain and discard any excess grease.

  4. Stir in the chili powder, oregano, and cumin for about 1 minute until incorporated. Remove from heat.

  5. Stir in the olives, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, pinto beans, and black beans. Allow to cool.

  6. Mix together the mayonnaise, taco sauce, and hot pepper sauce in a bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

To Assemble:

  1. Layer lettuce with tomatoes, Cheddar cheese, bean mixture, tortilla chips, and dressing.

  2. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 1429.63kcal
  • Fat: 90.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.99g
  • Trans Fat: 1.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 26.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 39.45g
  • Carbohydrates: 106.46g
  • Fiber: 25.35g
  • Sugar: 9.28g
  • Protein: 52.13g
  • Cholesterol: 106.15mg
  • Sodium: 995.74mg
  • Calcium: 366.49mg
  • Potassium: 2297.41mg
  • Iron: 11.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 160.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.72mg
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