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Doritos Taco Salad

Doritos Taco Salad


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 head lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup crushed Doritos (Nacho Cheese flavor)
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • Optional toppings: diced avocado, sour cream, chopped cilantro


In a skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain any excess grease. Add the taco seasoning and water according to the packet instructions. Stir well and simmer for a few minutes until the flavors meld together.

In a large salad bowl, layer the shredded lettuce as the base.

Top the lettuce with the cooked taco meat, spreading it evenly.

Sprinkle the cherry tomatoes, diced red onion, sliced black olives, and shredded cheddar cheese over the taco meat.

Crush the Doritos into small pieces and sprinkle them over the salad for a satisfying crunch.

Drizzle the ranch dressing and salsa over the salad.

If desired, add optional toppings such as diced avocado, sour cream, and chopped cilantro.

Toss the salad gently to combine all the ingredients.

Serve the Doritos Taco Salad immediately and enjoy the wonderful mix of flavors and textures.

This Doritos Taco Salad is perfect for gatherings, potlucks, or a quick weeknight dinner. It's a crowd-pleaser that will leave everyone wanting more.