What is Taco Salad2019-10-12T13:29:12-04:00
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?2019-10-12T13:31:21-04:00

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?2019-10-12T20:37:04-04:00

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?2019-10-12T20:51:17-04:00

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?2019-11-13T16:28:13-05:00

Taco Salad

  • Served in a bowl or edible taco shell

  • Chips on top

  • Lettuce

Corn Chip Pie

  • Served in the corn chip bag

  • Chips on the bottom

  • No Lettuce