Taco Salad (1961)

Dave Wilton dave at WILTON.NET
Sun Sep 21 11:45:22 UTC 2003

>    In California you can get salads in abundant variety.
> Even a fried salad.
>  This sounds like a misnomer but it's a taco--shredded
> lettuce, cheese,
> tomato sauce and Mexican sausage wrapped in a deep-fried tortilla.

This doesn't sound like a "taco salad." Nor do they use those exact words.
What is being described is a plain old taco. The use of "salad" is simply a
(poor) attempt to describe it to those unfamiliar with Mexican food.

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