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Dorito Taco Salad

This Dorito Taco Salad recipe is one of our favorite easy dinners. It’s a quick and easy recipe to make that doesn’t heat up the house.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: main dish, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef, taco salad
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 271kcal
Author: An Easy Budget Recipes Original!
Cost: $15.55

Equipment

  • large skillet
  • salad bowl and tongs
  • Wooden mixing spoon
  • Measuring spoons
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • cutting board
  • chef's knife

Ingredients

TACO MEAT:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 Tablespoons or 1 packet taco seasoning
  • ½ cup water

SALAD:

  • 1 large heart romaine lettuce
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 bag 9.25 oz Doritos nacho cheese chips **see notes
  • 1 bottle Catalina Dressing
  • 15.25 oz can Fiesta corn drained
  • 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 small red onion sliced into half-moons
  • 2 cups 8 ounces shredded Mexican cheese
  • 6.5 oz can sliced black olives drained

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS:

  • 1 large avocado diced
  • Sliced green onions
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream

Instructions

MAKE TACO MEAT:

  • Cook ground beef in a skillet over medium-high heat until no pink remains, drain.
  • Return the ground beef to the skillet and add water and taco seasoning.
  • Stir until heated through.

MAKE SALAD:

  • Clean and cut the lettuce and tomatoes and add them to a large salad bowl.
  • Add taco meat, Doritos, dressing, corn, black beans, onions, cheese, and black olives.
  • Toss gently until lettuce is coated.

SERVE:

  • Serve with any optional toppings that you’d like.
  • Store in refrigerator in an airtight container

Notes

Serve chips on a side if you plan on having leftovers because the chips will get soggy.

Nutrition

Serving: 2.5cups | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 618mg | Potassium: 536mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 739IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 2mg