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Taco Pasta Salad
My Taco Pasta Salad recipe with Doritos and French dressing is a must try. Loaded with everything you'd want to see on your taco and more, this is a great recipe to serve to guests or even enjoy with your family at the dinner table!
- 1 lb ground beef
- 3 tbsp taco seasoning
- 1 lb pasta uncooked, such as penne or shells
- 1 cup corn canned or frozen
- 15 oz black beans rinsed and drained (1 can)
- 2 cups grape tomatoes
- 2 cups iceberg lettuce shredded
- 1/2 cup black olives pitted, sliced
- 2 cups cheddar cheese or mexican blend, shredded
- 1 1/2 cups French dressing
- 1 bag doritos crushed
Cook the pasta: Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain the pasta and rinse it well with cold water.
Cook the ground beef: Brown and crumble the ground beef in a skillet over medium-high heat. Drain off the fat and mix in the taco seasoning.
Mix the salad: Add all the ingredients to a large mixing bowl and toss well until everything is coated with dressing. Serve cold and enjoy!
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge. Leftovers will last 3-4 days.
I don't recommend storing this recipe in the freezer. Because of the water content of the veggies and cooked pasta, after it thaws it will become soggy.
Nutrition: Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 494mg | Potassium: 398mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 163mg | Iron: 2.5mg