Sure, here’s a simple recipe for making a Dorito Taco Salad:
For the salad:
- 1 pound ground beef or turkey
- 1 packet (1 oz) taco seasoning
- 1 head of lettuce, chopped
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup crushed Doritos (Nacho Cheese flavor)
- 1/2 cup diced red onion
- 1/2 cup sliced black olives
- 1/2 cup diced bell peppers (any color)
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
- 1 avocado, diced (optional)
For the dressing:
- 1/2 cup ranch dressing
- 1/4 cup salsa
- Cook the Meat:
- In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef or turkey until browned and cooked through.
- Drain any excess fat.
- Add the taco seasoning packet and follow the instructions on the packet to prepare the meat with the seasoning.
- Prepare the Dressing:
- In a small bowl, mix together the ranch dressing and salsa until well combined. Adjust the proportions to your taste.
- Assemble the Salad:
- In a large salad bowl, start with a layer of chopped lettuce.
- Add the cooked and seasoned meat on top of the lettuce.
- Add Toppings:
- Sprinkle the diced tomatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, crushed Doritos, red onion, black olives, and bell peppers over the meat.
- Drizzle with Dressing:
- Drizzle the ranch-salsa dressing over the salad.
- Optional Additions:
- If you like, you can also add diced avocado and chopped fresh cilantro on top of the salad for extra flavor and freshness.
- Toss and Serve:
- Gently toss all the ingredients in the salad bowl to combine everything and coat with the dressing.
- Serve the Dorito Taco Salad immediately as a complete meal. The Doritos will add crunch and a unique flavor to the salad.
Enjoy your delicious Dorito Taco Salad!
Feel free to customize the recipe by adding or omitting ingredients based on your preferences. You can also adjust the quantities of each ingredient to suit your taste and the number of servings you need.