Dorito Taco Salad Recipe

Enjoy the zesty flavors of a classic taco salad with a crunchy twist! This Dorito Taco Salad is a crowd-pleaser, perfect for gatherings or a satisfying weeknight dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup canned corn kernels, drained
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper (any color)
  • 1 cup Doritos, crushed
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • Optional toppings: sliced jalapeños, sour cream, avocado slices

Instructions:

  1. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned and cooked through, breaking it apart with a spoon as it cooks. Drain excess fat if needed.
  2. Stir in the taco seasoning packet and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, stirring to evenly coat the meat. Remove from heat and set aside to cool slightly.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped lettuce, cherry tomatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, corn kernels, black beans, diced red onion, and diced bell pepper.
  4. Add the cooked ground beef mixture to the bowl and toss everything together until evenly combined.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the ranch dressing and salsa until smooth to make the dressing.
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss again until everything is coated in the dressing.
  7. Just before serving, sprinkle the crushed Doritos over the top of the salad.
  8. Serve immediately, garnished with optional toppings if desired. Enjoy!

This Dorito Taco Salad is sure to be a hit at your next gathering or family dinner. Enjoy the delicious combination of flavors and textures in every bite!

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