Amazing Taco Pasta Salad

Summer is a brilliant time for salads. Pasta salad is one of my favorites, as it’s short, healthy, and filling sufficient to make an entire meal. but I additionally truely love taco salad, as it’s so hearty and full of zesty Mexican spice. 

This easy Taco Pasta Salad has all the capabilities of a splendid taco salad – seasoned floor beef, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, bitter cream, and crushed corn chips. however instead of being served in a crispy tortilla shell, it’s all tossed with pasta and some more vegetables and dressing – much like a pasta salad.

The result is the great of taco salad and pasta salad in one. It’s were given meat and cheese, greens and starch, all tossed collectively with that spicy taco seasoning. It’s the whole thing you could probable need in a salad, multi function bowl.


  • ½ lb ground beef
  • ½ lb rotini pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons Taco seasoning. ( I use my famous taco seasoning)
  • ½ sweet pepper, yellow, chopped
  • ¼ small onion, diced
  • ½ pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup cheddar, shredded
  • ½ head iceberg lettuce, shredded (some stores carry iceberg already shredded)
  • ½ cup French dressing
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cup nacho cheese Doritos, crushed roughly


  1. Cook beef in a pan over medium high heat. Once meat starts to brown, add in the taco seasoning. Once cooked, drain access grease and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a pot, cook the rotini according to package directions. When pasta is cooked, drain and run cool water over it to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, add together all ingredients and mix until well combined
  4. Serve immediately.