Frito Taco Salad

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Impress your family with this hearty, tasty, crunchy Frito Taco Salad that’s easy to make and super fun to eat!


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 package taco seasoning or homemade
  • 6 cups iceberg lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 cups Frito corn chips
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup Catalina dressing or to taste
  • toppings as desired peppers, onions, jalapenos, sour cream


  • Brown beef over medium heat until no pink remains. Drain any fat.
  • Add taco seasoning and 1/2 cup water. Simmer 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • Place lettuce in a large bowl. Top with meat, tomatoes, cheese, 1 cup of Frito corn chips, salsa and desired toppings.
  • Add dressing and toss well. Top with remaining corn chips. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information does not include desired toppings. 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 475, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 22g, Fat: 30g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 71mg, Sodium: 815mg, Potassium: 520mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 715IU, Vitamin C: 6.2mg, Calcium: 227mg, Iron: 2.9mg