Dorito Casserole – Turn taco night into a quick and easy casserole with layers of your favorite chips. It is time to redefine the casserole, and make it something people want to eat!
Do you like Mexican food? If you are here, the answer has to be yes. It is pretty much considered a food group in my opinion. It is really hard to pick a favorite but these Shrimp Tostadas are pretty high up there.
When I am not sure what to make for dinner Mexican food is pretty much by go-to. Creamy Salsa Chicken is a staple because I always have the ingredients in my house to make it.
This is your basic taco casserole with Doritos. You can use whatever flavor of Doritos you like, but I am partial to the cool ranch. My guys are more nacho cheese fans, so we have made this both ways. It is layers of chips, taco meet, cheese, and then topped with your favorite toppings!
What Do You Need For Dorito Taco Casserole
Be sure to scroll down to the recipe card to get the measurements and full instructions!
- Ground Beef/Ground Turkey
- Taco Seasoning
- Sour Cream
Dorito casserole is such an easy dinner, as long as you can make taco meat, you can get this on the table. It bakes in the oven for the cheese to melt, which is obviously the best part. Gooey melty cheese is always a win. This Mexican Rice Skillet is a similar idea but it is all done on the stove top and instead of the chips you have rice.
How to make Dorito Casserole
- In a large skillet you start by browning your meat. I like to use ground turkey, but you can use ground beef as well. When you mix taco seasoning with ground beef I find it hard to tell the difference.
- Add the onions and corn to the meat and cook until the meat is browned and the onions are soft.
- Next mix in your taco seasoning and water like you would if you were making tacos. Use whatever brand or homemade version you like!
- Then you want to remove it from the heat when you stir in the sour cream. If it is on the heat there is a high chance the sour cream with curdle and removing it from the heat helps to make sure that doesn’t happen.
- Now you just layer things together. Start with some crushed up Doritos on the bottom of a casserole dish, and top with about half of the meat and half of the cheese. Repeat with another layer and then you bake it!
- You bake for about 20 minutes, you are just making sure that the cheese is melted throughout the casserole.
- Remove from the oven and top with whatever taco toppings you like. It can be lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, avocado, jalapenos and more.
This taco casserole with Doritos is always a hit with the kids. Anytime Doritos show up on the table, I know my family is happy. And if you love tacos, don’t miss this Taco Pasta Skillet for all the same flavors in a creamy one pan pasta dinner! One of the most requested meals at my house.
More Easy Mexican Recipes
- Potato Tacos
- Crunchwrap Supreme
- White Chicken Enchiladas
- Refried Bean Dip
- Instant Pot Chicken Tacos
- Frito Pie
- White Chicken Enchilada Skillet
- Taco Rice
For the Casserole:
- 1 pound Ground Turkey
- 1 cup Onion, Chopped
- 1 cup Frozen Corn
- 1 packet Taco Seasoning
- 1/2 cup Water
- 1/4 cup Sour Cream
- 1 cup Salsa
- 1/2 bag Cool Ranch Doritos
- 1 1/2 cups Cheese
- Diced Tomatoes
- Black Olives
- Diced Avocado
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a large skillet, brown ground turkey. Add onions and corn, cooking until the onions are tender.
- Add taco seasoning, and water - mix until well combined. Remove from heat mix in sour cream and salsa.
- Using a 2 quart baking dish, layer a few handfuls of Doritos, slightly crushed, to the bottom. Spoon half of the meat mixture over the top, sprinkle with half of the cheese. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.
- Bake for 20 minutes until heated through and cheese is melted.
- Top with desired toppings to serve.
Amount Per Serving Calories 553Total Fat 35gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 20gCholesterol 116mgSodium 1044mgCarbohydrates 32gFiber 7gSugar 7gProtein 31g
Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on dinnersdishesanddesserts.com should only be used as a general guideline.
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