What is Taco SaladMargaret Nottingham2019-10-12T13:29:12-04:00
A taco salad is a Tex-Mex dish that combines ingredients used in Tex-Mex tacos. The dish originated in Texas during the 1960s. Wikipedia contributors. “Taco salad.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 3 Oct. 2019. Web. 11 Oct. 2019.
Who Invented Taco Salad?Margaret Nottingham2019-10-12T13:31:21-04:00
Taco Salad was invented by Elmer Doolan, founder of Fritos. It is not certain when it was invented, but it was put on the menu at Casa De Fritos in Frontierland at Disneyland in 1955.
Is a Tortilla Bowl Required?Margaret Nottingham2019-10-12T20:37:04-04:00
A tortilla bowl is not a requirement of a Taco Salad. If a tortilla bowl is present, it is not required that you eat it.
Are Tortilla Chips Required?Margaret Nottingham2019-10-12T20:51:17-04:00
Yes, tortilla chips are a required ingredient in a Taco Salad, even if it is served in a tortilla bowl. A Taco Salad requires the extra crunch of tortilla chips. Even if the tortilla bowl is very crunchy, it can be difficult to incorporate the bowl into the meal without the losing structural integrity of the Taco Salad.
What’s the difference between Taco Salad and Corn Chip Pie?Margaret Nottingham2019-11-13T16:28:13-05:00
Served in a bowl or edible taco shell
Chips on top
Corn Chip Pie
Served in the corn chip bag
Chips on the bottom