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Easy Doritos Taco Salad

This Doritos Taco Salad is so easy and delicious! Full of flavor with seasoned ground beef, beans, lettuce, Monterrey Jack cheese, crushed Doritos and a special homemade salad dressing.

Doritos Taco Salad On Plate

The crushed Doritos take this Taco salad to a whole new level by adding extra flavor and a delicious crunch.

Doritos Taco Salad


Dorito Taco Salad Plate

Doritos Taco Salad is one of those dishes that everyone seems to love. You can serve it all tossed together in a large bowl or serve it with all the ingredients set out, Taco bar style, and let everyone assemble their own taco salad just the way they like it.

Can I Make This Taco Salad Ahead Of Time?

Yes, you can! Doritos Taco salad can be made ahead of time. You will need to layer the ingredients starting with the cooked seasoned ground beef, then add the beans, tomatoes, lettuce and cheese.

Add the crushed Doritos and dressing right before serving. Layering will help to prevent the ingredients from getting soggy.


Taco Salad on Plate

What Other Ingredients Can I Add To Taco Salad?

There are so many variations and ingredients you can add to make it your own and you can substitute ingredients to use what you have on hand.

Below are some of the options you can add or switch out depending upon your preferences.

  • Use ground turkey instead of ground beef.
  • Add black olives, red, orange or yellow peppers, green onions or jalapenos.
  • Substitute black beans or pinto beans in place of the kidney beans.
  • Corn is a great addition to taco salad.
  • Add in fresh avocado slices.
  • Top with salsa or guacamole.
  • If you are short on time you can substitute the homemade dressing and use your favorite french dressing or Catalina dressing.

Doritos Taco Salad Ingredients

1 pound ground beef, browned
package taco seasoning
14 ounce can kidney beans
2 heads Romaine lettuce, chopped
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
2 cups Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded
4 cups crushed Doritos

Salad Dressing Ingredients

2/3 cup mayonnaise
1/8 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon sriracha chili sauce
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons milk

How To Make Doritos Taco Salad

Brown ground beef and mix in seasoning and water according to package instructions. Drain beef and put in refrigerate to cool.

After the meat has cooled, mix together all of the salad ingredients in a very large bowl, reserving the Doritos for after the salad has been chilled.

How To Make Doritos Taco Salad

In a smaller bowl, blend the dressing. Pour over the salad and mix again.

Pouring Taco Salad Dressing In Bowl


Doritos Taco Salad Dressing

Top with crushed Doritos, toss and serve.

Easy Doritos Taco Salad

This Doritos Taco Salad is so easy and delicious! Full of flavor with seasoned ground beef, beans, lettuce, Monterrey Jack cheese, crushed Doritos and a special homemade salad dressing.

Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Doritos Taco Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef, browned
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 14 ounce can kidney beans
  • 2 heads Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 4 cups crushed Doritos

Salad Dressing Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 cup ketchup
  • 1 tsp sriracha chili sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp milk

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef and mix in seasoning and water according to package instructions. Drain beef and put in refrigerate to cool.

  2. After the meat has cooled, mix together all of the salad ingredients in a very large bowl, reserving the Doritos for after the salad has been chilled.

  3. In a smaller bowl, blend the dressing. Pour over the salad and mix again.

  4. Top with crushed Doritos, toss and serve.

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