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Taco Pasta Salad
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Taco Pasta Salad

Taco Pasta Salad is an easy pasta salad recipe we love serving at get-togethers. This hearty salad has one secret ingredient that gives it extra flavor and crunch: Nacho Cheese Doritos.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Author: Jill



  • 1 pound lean ground beef browned
  • 1 box rotini pasta cooked and rinsed
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 can Bush's chili beans
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce shredded
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 1/2 cup French dressing
  • 1 bag nacho cheese Doritos lightly crushed
  • sour cream and extra green onions for garnish



  • In a large bowl, toss together the ground beef, pasta, taco seasoning, chili beans, tomatoes, cheese, lettuce, green onions, and french dressing.
  • When ready to serve, stir in the Doritos. (Wait til you are ready to serve to stir in the Doritos or they will get soggy.)