Fresh Friday 11.06.09

Vanessa's Choice:
Quick Taco Salad

Prep Time: 30 min| Total Time: 30 min| Makes: 4 servings

What You Need:

1 lb. lean ground beef
1 cup chopped onions (about 1 medium)
1 pkt. (1-1/4 oz.) TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Taco Seasoning Mix
1/4 cup water10 cups torn romaine lettuce (about 1 large head)
1-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes (about 2 medium)
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
2 cups tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
1/4 cup KRAFT Ranch Dressing

Make It!
BROWN meat in large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat; drain. Return meat to skillet. Add onions; cook 5 min., stirring occasionally.

ADD taco seasoning mix and water; mix well. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 3 min.
DIVIDE lettuce among four plates. Top evenly with meat mixture, tomatoes, cheese and tortilla chips. Drizzle with dressing.
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Isalys's Choice:
Triple Layer Mud Pie

So last week I had my family over for Sunday dinner and I made this new dessert. I had to share with you all because it was so easy to make and totally YUMMY :) I would have taken a picture of it but it was devoured! I definitely plan on making it again!

Prep Time: 15 min | Total Time: 3 hr 15 min| Makes: 10 servings

What You Need:

3 squares BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted
1/4 cup canned sweetened condensed milk
1 OREO Pie Crust (6 oz.)
1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans, toasted
2 cups cold 2% milk
2 pkg. (3.9 oz. each) JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided

Make It!
MIX chocolate and condensed milk; pour into crust. Sprinkle with nuts.

BEAT 2% milk and pudding mixes with whisk 2 min.; spoon 1-1/2 cups over nuts. Stir 1/2 the whipped topping into remaining pudding; spread over pudding layer in crust.

with remaining whipped topping. Refrigerate 3 hours.


  1. i am now craving both of those. they look so good.

  2. Oh my, I love to cook! These look great!

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