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Doritos taco salad loaded with sweet corn, black beans, taco meat, tomatoes cheese and crushed Doritos

Doritos Taco Salad

Try this Doritos taco salad for a new spin on Taco Tuesday. Enjoy with your favorite taco toppings and crunchy cheesy Doritos with a sweet salad dressing. This delicious salad will definitely have your family asking for more.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • 1 medium – large head of lettuce I like to use a mixture of Iceberg and Romaine
  • ¾ cup shredded cheese use your favorite we like Mexican or cheddar
  • Catalina salad dressing
  • 1 cup crushed nacho cheese Doritos
  • 1 large diced tomato
  • 1 can of black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can of sweet corn drained

More topping options

  • Sour cream
  • Chopped black olives
  • Jalapenos
  • Avocado
  • Chopped green onions
  • More Doritos


  1. Heat stove over medium to high heat. Brown ground beef and drain all fat.
  2. Add taco seasoning packet and simmer for 5-10 minutes adding a little water if needed (see taco packet for directions).
  3. Meanwhile chop and wash your lettuce; drain and rinse black beans and corn.
  4. Add lettuce to a large bowl and start loading all your favorite taco toppings onto lettuce.
  5. Crush up Doritos by putting them in a plastic bag and smash with a cup or rolling pin (kids hands will work too).
  6. Add cooked taco meat to salad and add desired amount of salad dressing and mix well. Adding Doritos last so they are crunchy. Enjoy.

Recipe Notes

I like to add a little salsa and a dollop of sour cream to my salad for that extra taco taste! My husband likes to add extra Doritos to his salad. Remember you can make this to your liking so use your favorite taco toppings!