Doritos Taco Salad

Serves: 5

This salad is packed with all kinds of deliciousness. Seasoned ground beef, black beans, cheese, lettuce and don’t forget the Nacho cheese Doritos. They make the salad!    

Dovetailing tip: Brown 2 1/2 pounds of lean ground beef. Before adding the taco seasoning, remove about 2 cups of beef and allow to cool. Store in refrigerator to use for Meal 5, Cheesy BBQ Beef & Biscuit Casserole.

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1 pound lean ground beef
1 (1/4-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
2 Romaine lettuce hearts, rinsed then chopped
1 cup black beans, rinsed
1 large tomato, seeded then chopped
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup nacho cheese doritos, broke into bite size pieces
1 cup catalina dressing


Brown and crumble ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drain grease. Add taco seasoning and water called for on packet. Stir until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let meat cool slightly.

In a large salad bowl add chopped lettuce, black beans, tomato and cheese. Add slightly cooled ground beef and gently toss to combine everything. Serve now, or chill in refrigerator until ready to eat.

When ready to serve, add Doritos chips and dressing to salad. Toss to coat. Serve. ?


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