Taco Salad

Growing up, it seems that we kind of just cycled through the same recipes week after week. Not that that is a bad thing, but some things, you kind of just get sick of after a while. Tatertot Casserole being one of them. I made Zachary promise when we started this blog that we would neeeeever put Tatertot Casserole on here. So far, we both have been true to that promise. On the flip side though, there are some recipes that I still can’t get enough of. My dad’s Nachos are one of them {recipe coming eventually} and Taco Salad. I know Taco Salad is nothing original or new, but it tastes like home to me. And it’s easy. So it has become a go-to dinner recipe in this house. But you can’t use regular tortilla chips though. It has to be Doritos! Just a heads up.

Taco Salad
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Makes 4 servings

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 packet McCormick’s mild taco seasoning
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can large black olives, sliced
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1 bag Doritos, crushed
  • Ranch dressing
  1. In a large skillet, brown your ground beef until no longer pink.
  2. Add the water and taco seasoning and let simmer uncovered for about five minutes until no longer runny.
  3. Assemble your salad in a bowl by placing a bed of lettuce on the bottom.
  4. Add beef, shredded cheese, olives, tomatoes, avocado, and Doritos.
  5. Top with Ranch dressing and mix well. Enjoy!
From our house to yours. Hope you like it!


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