Taco Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Funandsweet623

I make this for family potlucks and there are never leftovers. The best part is how easy it is to make.

Top Review by y2r2a2m

Yummmmmmmmy. I don't like black olives so I just omitted it and instead added refried beans to model after a salad I had at Taco Bell. I also used Romaine lettuce, I think it has more nutritional value than Iceberg. :) It's so simple!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (10 ounce) bagtaco flavored Doritos (crushed)
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle Catalina dressing (I like the fat free)
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 medium size onion, chopped
  • 1 14 ounces taco seasoning
  • 1 (6 ounce) can black olives, sliced
  • 1 (8 ounce) bag Mexican blend cheese (feel free to use what you like)
  • 3 roma tomatoes, chopped (your preference on size)
  • 1 large head of lettuce


  1. Brown beef with half of onion.
  2. Drain fat off and prepare according to seasoning packet. Let Cool in fridge. (Cooling the meat is very important or lettuce will wilt and cheese will melt).
  3. Meanwhile combine the veggie ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. When meat is cooled mix with veggies and cheese.
  5. Right before serving mix in chips. (Don't add sooner they get soggy fast).
  6. Top with salad dressing.
  7. * My husband likes it with ranch so if you want leave the dressing off and let every one add what they want.

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