Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

My mom has made this for years, and I make it all the time at parties and it is so good!! You can really add more or less of the ingredients to suit your taste. I have added taco seasoning to the meat, and have even bought the premade taco meat, and it works good too!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium tomatoes, small bite sized pieces
  • 12 head lettuce, small bite sized pieces
  • 8 ounces of shredded cheese (I usually use mexican flavored)
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle thousand island dressing
  • 1 (16 ounce) bag Doritos, crushed (medium sized bag is fine)


  1. Cook ground beef and drain off fat.
  2. Mix all ingredients except for Doritos in a bowl and chill for 1 hour. Add crushed Doritos to bowl and mix just before serving.


Most Helpful

We call this Dorito Salad, I've been making a very similar recipe to this for years. I've used onion instead of tomato, think the tomato would make a wonderful addition and will try it. It's an often requested recipe to potlucks and bbq's.

KellyMae October 01, 2008

This was very good. I usually use Catalina dressing but the thousand island was a different taste. Thank you for sharing.

looneytunesfan October 14, 2007

This was really good. It was very simple and all ingredients went together well. I did add some taco seasoning while I was browning the meat. Thanks Mish B for a nice recipe that even got DH to eat salad, lol.

lazyme October 03, 2007

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