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My Dorito Taco Salad Casserole is full of Mexican flavors in a delicious baked casserole with a fresh, crisp salad on top! Layers of taco seasoned ground beef, pinto beans and corn make the base that’s then topped with crunchy Doritos chips, shredded cheddar cheese, olives and green onions. We serve this dorito casserole with our favorite taco toppings, like lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.
This Dorito Taco Salad Casserole was delicious! My entire family gobbled it up and asked for seconds. We are big fans of taco salad, and we are equally big fans of Doritos so it was absolutely a match made in heaven. The flavors play together so well and the Doritos chips add that crunch that traditional casseroles are often lacking.
My family adores this recipe, and asks for it all the time. My daughter loves when their are leftover because it means she gets to take it in her school lunch!
The great thing about this Dorito Taco Salad Casserole (aside from the incredible flavor) is it’s flexibility. The base consists of seasoned ground beef, corn, beans, doritos, cheese and olives. You can spice that up with a cup of salsa if you like, or make it creamy with a cup of sour cream.
This recipe is made with lean ground beef, canned corn and pinto beans, but you could easily swap out ingredients to some healthier favorites:
Serve this Doritos Casserole with your favorite taco toppings. We add a big handful of shredded Romaine lettuce and some diced tomatoes, with a dollop of sour cream for good measure. You could also add:
You can store leftover Dorito Taco Salad Casserole in the fridge, covered, for 3-4 days. Reheat in the microwave. Keep in mind the chips will soften even more the longer they sit. You might want to add a few fresh chips for crunch.
This recipe can be frozen, but do so before adding the chips. Add the layers of cheese and olives; save the green onions and Doritos for right before baking to keep them fresh. Thaw in the fridge overnight and bake as directed. You may need to add several minutes to the cooking time.