You will enjoy munching and crunching on these 19 tasty taco salad recipes. Perfect for parties and family dinners. Choose one of these salads for your next meal!
1. Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad
This Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad is bursting with tender, juicy chicken, all your favorite fiesta-licious salad fixings including crunchy, salty tortilla chips and the zesty, sweet and the tangy Creamy Baja Catalina Dressing is out of this world delicious! You won’t be able to stop munching this Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad!
2. Quinoa Taco Salad
Enjoy this vegan Quinoa Taco Salad made with just 5 ingredients in 2 easy steps. A plant-based, gluten-free, Mexican delight with quinoa, salsa, black beans, and avocado.
3. Black Bean Taco Salad
Black Bean Taco Salad Recipe – a lighter version of the classic taco salad. Packed with vegetables and black beans in place of chicken for protein. The dressing is simply irresistible!
4. Doritos Chicken Taco Salad
Doritos Chicken Taco Salad – you can’t beat Doritos for dinner!!! Use a rotisserie chicken and this salad comes together in minutes! Great for a crowd! Just put a bowl out and let everyone graze! Chicken, corn, lettuce, black beans, taco seasoning, tomatoes, Catalina dressing, ranch dressing, and Doritos. SO good!! We never have any leftovers!
5. Vegan Taco Salad
I absolutely LOVE Mexican food, so I took my tacos with lentil walnut meat to the next level and made a vegan taco salad! We expected it to be good but it was actually AMAZING!! And the best thing is that I made waaay too much. so I was able to take it to work the next day. Flo and I are both pretty good eaters, but the lentil walnut meat is super filling, so we just couldn’t eat it all!
6. Skinny Taco Salad
This Skinny Taco Salad recipe, made with ground turkey, is my at-home version of a classic restaurant salad. This Mexican-inspired salad is easy to make and healthy too!
7. Turkey Black Bean Taco Salad
Long live taco salads! I grew up on taco salad – of course, it was the classic Doritos taco salad that everyone was eating in the 90’s and yes sometimes I still crave that but I prefer this healthier version by far! Here I’ve made a taco salad filling with lean ground turkey, black beans, tomato paste, chicken broth and plenty of Southwestern seasoning.
8. Tequila Shrimp Taco Salad
I am certainly not above adding tequila to my salads.
9. Vegetarian Taco Salad
10. Vegan Taco Salad
A spicy mix of lentils and walnuts is served up over greens in a crispy tortilla bowl to make this scrumptious vegan taco salad!
11. Easy Taco Salad
If you’re looking for how to make an easy taco salad recipe, try this low carb, healthy taco salad with ground beef. Just 10 ingredients & 20 minutes prep!
12. Potluck Taco Salad
This salad is a favorite and does well at every event. It is an extremely simple, yet delicious Taco Salad with crunched up Doritos. I am sure everyone has their own version of this, but I decided to make my own.
13. Taco Pasta Salad
This Taco Pasta Salad is a family favorite! It’s perfect for BBQs, potlucks and big family gatherings! It has a secret ingredient that stops everyone in their tracks!
14. Chopped & Layered Taco Salad
Even though my mom is an amazing cook in her own right, she’d expand her repertoire by adopting others recipes, like her friend, Elizabeth’s, Layered Taco Salad. It was one of those retro, faux-Mexican dishes that we kids loved. It combined cooked ground beef, taco seasoning, tubs of sour cream, crushed tortilla chips, shredded cheddar cheese, iceberg lettuce, and olives.
15. Seasoned Chickpea Taco Salad
I was a little hesitant to do a salad for my 30-minute meal, but this salad is packed with so much goodness that it’s super delicious and really filling, which makes it a perfect weeknight dinner option!
16. Loaded Chicken Taco Salad with Creamy Cilantro-Lime Dressing
The salad is loaded with all my favorite taco fixing. There’s juicy chicken cooked with the comforting flavors of taco seasoning, juicy tomatoes and corn, protein-packed chewy black beans, creamy avocado, salty cheese, and crunchy tortilla chips. So much texture and flavor in every bite. If you have other vegetables you want to toss in, go for it and if you don’t have something on hand or don’t like it, omit. It’s a flexible recipe.
17. Shrimp Avocado Taco Salad
Shrimp Avocado Taco Salad is full of fresh avocados, tomatoes, red onions, black beans, and corn. The shrimp cook in a blend of delicious taco seasonings. Serve it with some tortilla chips and this salad is unforgettable!
18. Loaded Beef Taco Salad
This a perfect weeknight dinner because it’s easy, ready in 20 minutes, loaded with flavor, and a hit with everyone. Think tacos, minus the shells, and with more lettuce and plenty of veggies to keep things healthier. Along with juicy beef, there’s crisp romaine, sweet corn, juicy tomatoes, hearty black beans, creamy avocado, and crunchy tortilla strips. So many flavors and textures in every bite.
19. Doritos Taco Salad
My family and I love this salad. It is packed with all kinds of deliciousness. Seasoned ground beef, black beans, cheese, lettuce and don’t forget the Nacho cheese Doritos. They make the salad!
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