Taco Salad
easy to make, and tastes GREAT

makes 4 full-meal servings

1 lb bag Tortilla Chips                1 can kidney beans, drained
1 lb lean ground beef                    1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 pkg taco seasoning mix            2 large tomatoes, diced
1 head lettuce, shredded              3 green onions, chopped
1 bottle Thousand Island dressing

In a large skillet, brown meat and pour off fat.  
Add taco seasoning mix and 3/4 cup water, and cook until water is absorbed and meat mixture is moist but not runny.  In the meanwhile, place lettuce in a large salad bowl and toss with bottled dressing until coated.  
Top with meat mixture, kidney beans, grated cheese, tomatoes and onions.  
Sprinkle with one-half of the tortilla chips, crumbled.  
Arrange remaining chips around edge of salad in bowl.  

Serve immediately.  Makes a full meal for 4 people.