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Appetizer Recipes

Taco Salad American Flag Dip


Surprise all the guests at the party with this tasty Taco Salad American Flag Dip. Perfect for Memorial Day and July 4th, this Taco Salad American Flag Dip can be served with tortilla chips or cut assorted mini sweet peppers.

What You Need

  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 pkg. (1 oz.) TACO BELLĀ® Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 container (8 oz.) BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • 1/3 cup TACO BELLĀ® Thick & Chunky Medium Salsa
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Cheddar & Asadero Cheese Expertly Paired for Tacos, divided
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved


  1. Cook meat with taco seasoning mix as directed on package; cool slightly.
  2. Mix cream cheese, sour cream and salsa until blended; spread onto bottom of 13x9-inch dish. Top evenly with layers of meat mixture, 1 cup shredded cheese and lettuce.
  3. Arrange olive slices on top left corner of dip to resemble stars on the US flag. Add rows of tomatoes and remaining shredded cheese for the stripes.
  4. Refrigerate 30 min.
Cooking time (duration)

1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s) 30 Min(s) Prep 45 Min(s) Cook

Number of servings (yield)

40 servings




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Serving Suggestion

Serve with tortilla chips and cut assorted mini sweet peppers.


Substitute 2 cups shredded lettuce for the bag of lettuce.

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