Doritos Taco Salad

Janette Suber


This is a recipe that a friend's mom made during the summer for us when I was a teenager and I loved it. It took me a while to remember how she made it, but I think I got it. Hope everyone enjoys this as much as my family does.


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20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 bag(s)
  • 1 bag(s)
    small salad mix
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 pkg
    mild taco seasoning
  • 1 bottle
    catalina dressing
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 can(s)
    refried beans, (or enough to serve 4 people)
  • 1 can(s)
    nacho cheese (choose your heat level)
  • 1 jar(s)
    mild salsa, chunky (choose your heat level)
  • 1 pkg
    taco flavored shredded cheese
  • 1
    tomato, chopped

How to Make Doritos Taco Salad


  1. Brown ground beef and drain off grease. Add taco seasonings as directed on package, cook as directed, then set aside.
  2. Heat up refried beans and nacho cheese in separate bowls, set aside as sides for guest to add to their salad. Place chopped onions, tomatoes and salsa in separate bowls and set as sides to add as well.
  3. Pour salad mix into bowl, add in about half the bag of Doritoes, place remaining Doritoes in a bowl for everyone to add more if they choose. Add in ground beef(you want the ground beef to be warm, but not hot), add taco flavored cheese, (also place remainder in a bowl for extra if wanted), add some Catalina dressing, but not too much. Toss everything well. Set bowl next to sides and everyone can add whatever they like to their salad. Enjoy!!

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About Doritos Taco Salad

Course/Dish: Beef Salads
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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