Taco Salad

Total Time
15 mins
5 mins

This salad uses Doritos (tortilla chips) instead of a taco shell and the ingredients are things I usually have on hand. Recipe source: local newspaper

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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 12 head lettuce, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix (we like Lawrey's or McCormick)
  • ranch salad dressing (we like garlic ranch) or French dressing (we like garlic ranch)
  • 1 (12 ounce) bagtaco flavored tortilla chips (Doritos)


  1. In a large skillet brown ground beef; stir in taco seasoning as directed on package;drain excess liquid and let cool.
  2. Mix together remaining ingredients (except for the tortilla chips) in a large bowl, add beef mixture and toss.
  3. Stir in the tortilla chips and toss (or place chips on top of each individual serving).
  4. Serve with sour cream, avocado slices, and green chilies and/or your favorite taco garnishes.