Saturday Afternoon Salad

Saturday Afternoon Salad
Staff Writer
Saturday Afternoon Salad

Greg Ford

Saturday Afternoon Salad

Whoever said salad wasn't man food hasn't tried this salad. The secret? Fritos corn chips, fried ground beef, and Italian dressing. Of course, since it's a salad, there's plenty of good-for-you stuff in there, too. It's a perfect meal to kick back and relax with on say, a Saturday afternoon.

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In a large bowl, toss together all of the ingredients except for the chips with the salad dressing. Divide the chips among 6 plates and top each with the salad.


Note: As an alternative, you can serve the salad with sour cream and salsa instead of Italian dressing. Mix together the salad ingredients in a bowl, serve over chips, and drizzle a blended mixture of 1 cup sour cream and 1/3 cup salsa.


Calories per serving:

642 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber

Daily value:



  • Fat 44g 67%
  • Carbs 40g 13%
  • Saturated 14g 69%
  • Fiber 16g 63%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Monounsaturated 21g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 29g 59%
  • Cholesterol 82mg 27%
  • Sodium 1,002mg 42%
  • Calcium 337mg 34%
  • Magnesium 94mg 24%
  • Potassium 1,206mg 34%
  • Iron 7mg 37%
  • Zinc 6mg 38%
  • Phosphorus 439mg 63%
  • Vitamin A 188µg 21%
  • Vitamin C 38mg 63%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 18%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 28%
  • Niacin (B3) 6mg 31%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 33%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 183µg 46%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 31%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 4mg 21%
  • Vitamin K 95µg 118%
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