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4 from 2 votes

Crunchy Doritos Taco Pasta Salad

A creamy Tex Mex style pasta salad, this one features seasoned ground beef & a yummy Doritos crunch.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican


  • 1 lb ground beef, cooked, crumbled, & drained
  • 1 lb bowtie shaped pasta, cooked, drained, and rinsed with cold water to stop cooking
  • 3 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 small bunch green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 2 cups shredded, or cubed, pepper jack cheese
  • 3 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 1/2 cups French dressing
  • 2-3 cups crushed Doritos


  • Toss together the ground beef and taco seasoning until evenly combined.
  • To a large mixing bowl, add the seasoned beef, pasta, onions, tomatoes, cheese, and lettuce- stirring until evenly mixed.
  • Stir in the dressing until everything's evenly coated. Add the chips, and toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately, or refrigerate until chilled and then serve.


recipe adapted from Wine & Glue