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Doritos Taco Salad

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.



Doritos Taco Salad is perfect as a main dish or a side.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

This taco salad is perfect for parties and summer dinners when you don’t feel like turning on the oven.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

This taco salad recipe takes about thirty minutes from start to finish and serves four people as a main dish.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

Be sure to read through the entire post so that you don’t miss out on any important tips and tricks!

To make this beef taco salad, I started by dumping a pound of lean ground beef into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.

raw ground beef in a saute pan

I crumbled the ground beef well as it cooked.

ground beef cooking in a saute pan

Once the ground beef was cooked, I drained the grease from the pan.

Then I added a packet of taco seasoning, onion powder, salt and some water to the pan.

taco seasoning and onion powder on top of cooked ground beef in a pan

I stirred well and continued cooking over medium-high heat until all of the ground beef was coated in seasoning and no liquid remained in the pan.

ground beef taco meat in a saute pan

Then I removed the pan from the heat and set the ground beef aside to cool.

I chopped up a head of iceberg lettuce and dumped the lettuce into a large mixing bowl.

chopped iceberg lettuce in a mixing bowl

Then I added some diced red onions, diced green peppers and diced fresh tomatoes to the bowl.

diced red onions, diced green peppers and diced tomatoes on top of lettuc

I also added some shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese.

shredded cheese on top of salad in a mixing bowl

I tossed all of the ingredients together.

tossed salad in a mixing bowl

Then I added some salsa, ranch dressing and the cooled ground beef to the bowl.

beef taco meat, salsa and ranch dressing on top of salad in a mixing bowl

I tossed well again.

beef taco salad in a mixing bowl

Then I added some crumbled Doritos to the bowl.

crumbled Doritos on top of salad in a mixing bowl

I tossed again, just until the Doritos were mixed into the salad.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

I served the salad immediately so that the Doritos would not get soggy.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

This tasty taco salad is perfect for barbecues and potlucks.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

The shredded cheese and Doritos make this a salad both kids and adults will love.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

If you are looking for an easy salad recipe with meat, then you need to try this Doritos Taco Salad!

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Doritos Taco Salad:

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced red onions
  • 1/2 cup diced green peppers
  • 1 cup diced fresh tomatoes
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup mild chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 3 cups crumbled Doritos

Instructions:

  1. Cook ground beef in a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  3. Once the ground beef is fully cooked drain the grease from the pan.
  4. Add the taco seasoning, onion powder, salt and water to the pan.
  5. Stir well and continue cooking over medium-high heat until all of the ground beef is coated in seasoning and no liquid remains in the pan.
  6. Remove the pan from the heat and set the ground beef aside to cool.
  7. Dump the chopped lettuce, diced red onions, diced green peppers, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese into a large mixing bowl.
  8. Toss well.
  9. Add the salsa, ranch dressing and cooled ground beef to the bowl and toss well again.
  10. Add the crumbled Doritos to the bowl and toss just until the chips are mixed into the salad.
  11. Serve immediately or the Doritos will get soggy.
  12. Enjoy!

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Yield: 4 people

Doritos Taco Salad

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

Doritos Taco Salad is a delicious salad loaded with iceberg lettuce, red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, shredded cheese, ground beef and crumbled Doritos all tossed in salsa and ranch dressing.

Prep Time 18 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced red onions
  • 1/2 cup diced green peppers
  • 1 cup diced fresh tomatoes
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup mild chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 3 cups crumbled Doritos

Instructions

  1. Cook ground beef in a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  3. Once the ground beef is fully cooked drain the grease from the pan.
  4. Add the taco seasoning, onion powder, salt and water to the pan.
  5. Stir well and continue cooking over medium-high heat until all of the ground beef is coated in seasoning and no liquid remains in the pan.
  6. Remove the pan from the heat and set the ground beef aside to cool.
  7. Dump the chopped lettuce, diced red onions, diced green peppers, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese into a large mixing bowl.
  8. Toss well.
  9. Add the salsa, ranch dressing and cooled ground beef to the bowl and toss well again.
  10. Add the crumbled Doritos to the bowl and toss just until the chips are mixed into the salad.
  11. Serve immediately or the Doritos will get soggy.
  12. Enjoy!

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