Doritos taco salad recipe a great choice for tacos, nachos and cheese, and spicy Doritos lovers. Taco salads are great for gathering, picnics, barbecues, and even for a quick summer lunch or dinner. As this taco salad with Doritos will disappear in minutes and everyone certainly will claim for more, make a big for this must-have recipe!
Taco ground beef filling is easy and quick to prepare, drizzle a skillet with olive oil, stir in beef and mix to break pieces into small chunks, then season with taco seasoning mix and keep over medium heat until browned and flavored. You may use 1 packet of regular or low-sodium taco seasoning mix. You can also make a homemade version from scratch: just mix 1 tsp chili powder, 1/2 tsp cumin powder, ¼ tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tbsp dried onion, 1tsp dried oregano, salt, and pepper to taste.
Catalina dressing is perfect for a Doritos taco salad, but people also use basic French dressing to combine all ingredients. Ready to use salad dressing is ok, but homemade is so easy and better that you should give it a try. Everything you need is to combine all ingredients in a blender, pour into a jar and keep it in the fridge for up to 3 days. As this easy salad asks for about ½ cup Catalina recipe, the remaining dressing may be used in the future.
Toss salad just before serving, considering both lettuce and Doritos wilt quickly.
How To Make This Doritos Taco Salad Recipe?
STEP 1: Drizzle a large skillet with oil, stir in the ground beef mixture to break into small chunks. Fry until ground beef loses its raw red color. Combine taco seasoning and stir for 2 minutes more, until brown and fragrant. Season with salt, turn off the heat and set aside.
STEP 2: For the dressing, combine tomato ketchup, honey, vinegar, Worcestershire, onion, paprika, and 1 tsp salt in a blender and mix for 1 minute. Add vegetable oil and keep blending until well combined. Adjust seasoning, reserve ½ cup dressing for this salad, and keep remaining in the fridge for the future.
STEP 3: Just before serving, put in a salad bowl 1/3 cup dressing, ground beef, cheese, tomato, lettuce, and Doritos. Toss to coat ingredients, top with remaining 2 or 3 tbsp of the dressing, and serve.