Simple Taco Salad

Simple taco salad recipe made with Doritos - The most simple dishes make the best suppers. This simple taco salad is a quick recipe combining ranch and French dressings with nacho cheese Doritos. This quick and easy taco salad will satisfy your family on a hot summer night.

Course Entree, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Easy Taco Salad, Simple Taco Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Refrigerator 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 678 kcal


  • 1 lb ground beef or pork
  • 1 taco seasoning pack
  • 1 tbs ranch seasoning mix
  • 1 head lettuce or 2 hearts of romaine torn
  • 1/2 cup onion diced*
  • 1 cup fresh sweet corn*
  • 12 cherry tomatoes halved*
  • 1 cup black beans*
  • 1 cup olives*
  • 2 cups shredded colby jack cheese
  • 1 cup French dressing I use Western
  • Large bag of Nacho Cheese Doritos


  1. Prepare the ground beef with taco seasoning according to package directions. Stir in ranch seasoning mix.
  2. Toss salad, taco toppings, and cheese together. Add salad dressing. Add meat if you will be refrigerating until ready to serve. If eating immediately, keep meat out of salad if it is still warm.
  3. To serve, crush chips and place on a plate. Add salad and meat to the top of chips. Mix well.

Recipe Notes

*Use the taco toppings your family enjoys eating.

Nutrition Facts
Simple Taco Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 678 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Fat 52g80%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 1233mg54%
Potassium 685mg20%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 1397IU28%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 367mg37%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.