Doritos Taco Salad recipe
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5 from 15 votes


Dorito Taco Salad is a huge favorite! A delicious combination of taco seasoned ground beef, Doritos, taco toppings and catalina dressing!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, salads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dorito Taco Salad
Servings: 10
Calories: 787kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2/3 cups water, (or whatever amount the back of your packet of taco seasoning requires)
  • 1 bag Doritos
  • 1 can dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ head lettuce, shredded
  • 1 block cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 container sour cream
  • 1 bottle Catalina dressing


  • Brown and crumble ground beef in a medium skillet. Once cooked, drain excess grease
  • Add packet of taco seasoning and water.
  • Let water reduce until the beef mixture is thick. Turn off heat.
  • Crush a handful (or more) of Doritos and place into a large bowl.
  • Next add in taco beef mixture.
  • Then add kidney beans, shredded lettuce, cheese and diced tomatoes. 
  • Then lightly drizzle with Catalina dressing. Stir well.
  • Serve with sour cream.



This is great to double to feed a larger crowd. Make a taco salad bar! Let your guests create their own taco salad combinations! Other toppings include: salsa, pinto beans, olives or jalapeños. 


Calories: 787kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 1226mg | Potassium: 624mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1405IU | Vitamin C: 7.9mg | Calcium: 356mg | Iron: 3.2mg