Dorito Taco Salad: Lightened-up Salad in a Jar Recipe
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Recipe type: salad recipe
Serves: 5
  • 5 (32-ounce) mason jars and lids
  • 1lb ground turkey
  • 1 packet Simply Organic Southwest Taco Seasoning (or any taco seasoning)
  • 10 tablespoons Catalina dressing
  • 15 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped
  • ½ of a medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained
  • 1 (4-ounce) can sliced olives, drainied
  • 10 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • 10 cups chopped romaine
  • 5 snack size plastic bags
  • 30 Doritos
  1. Cook the ground turkey with seasoning packet according to packet directions. Let cool.
  2. Then divide ingredients between mason jars. Start with salad dressing and then continue with tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, pinto beans, ¼ cup taco meat, olives, shredded cheddar cheese, and end with romaine lettuce. **there will be leftover taco meat. Use on a another recipe or freeze for a later use.
  3. Place 6 Doritos into each of the snack bags and crush into small pieces. Place each of the Dorito bags on top of the romaine.
  4. Put the lid on and close tightly,
  5. To eat, remove the Dorito bag from jar. Close lid, shake the salad up vigorously, and dump into a bowl. Sprinkle Doritos on top of the salad and enjoy.
sugar: 24

Make-ahead instructions
These mason jar salads can be made 5 days ahead of time.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 mason jar Calories: 422 Fat: 25 Saturated fat: 6 Carbohydrates: 35 Fiber: 7 Protein: 23
Recipe by Organize Yourself Skinny at