Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole {Fuss-Free Easy Doritos Recipe}

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Last Updated on August 3, 2020 by Deanna Samaan

Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole is an easy, fuss-free way to enjoy a taco casserole with Doritos! The best part of this taco casserole recipe is that it is a dump it in and forget about it slow cooker recipe! You will love this Doritos recipe. Serves 6



Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole


Taco Casserole Recipe

Did you ever get a craving for something? I was really craving a taco casserole recipe. It was a craving that would not go away.

I had an idea to that a taco casserole recipe and turn it into a Doritos recipe. I really did not have a ton of slow cooker casserole recipes, so Dorito casserole recipe would be perfect to create.

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Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole is an easy, fuss free way to enjoy a tasty casserole with taco taste. The best part is it is simply a dump it in and forget about it slow cooker recipe!


Doritos Casserole

In a way, this Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole is the start of new things.  This Dorito casserole is me actually creating a recipe outside of my comfort zone.  A crockpot taco casserole is just what is needed to get me out of a recipe rut.



Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole is an easy, fuss free way to enjoy a tasty casserole with taco taste. The best part is it is simply a dump it in and forget about it slow cooker recipe!


Slow Cooker Taco Casserole


When I saw this Betty Crocker slow cooker taco casserole recipe. It wasn’t bad to use as a base for a beef Dorito casserole. that slow cooker casserole recipe was screaming to be a Doritos recipe.



Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole from Seduction in the Kitchen


Taco Casserole With Doritos

So what to do for this taco casserole with Doritos idea? My first thought was to make it somewhat like my Catalina Layered Taco Salad. Use a bacon Catalina dressing in it.



Fuss Free Easy Doritos Recipe

Crockpot Taco Casserole

The bacon Catalina dressing in this taco casserole recipe with Doritos boosted the flavor. The Doritos would be the crunch. Plus with Doritos, it would add some cheesiness to this beef crockpot taco casserole.



Slow Cooker Casserole Recipe

 I cooked up this slow cooker casserole recipe and WOW! It was fabulous.  I hate to admit this, but I ate the entire taco casserole with Doritos within 48 hours. I loved it that much!


Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole is an easy, fuss free way to enjoy a tasty casserole with taco taste. The best part is it is simply a dump it in and forget about it slow cooker recipe!


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Yield: 6 Servings

Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole Recipe

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 25 minutes

Slow Cooker Dorito Taco Casserole is an easy, fuss free way to enjoy a tasty casserole with taco taste. The best part is it is simply a dump it in and forget about it slow cooker recipe!


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
  • 1 can (10.75 ounces) condensed cream of onion soup
  • 1 envelope (1 oz) taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2 cup Bacon Catalina dressing
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed Doritos
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • 4 oz sliced black olives, drained
  • 3 medium green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


Cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Mix beef, black olives, Bacon Catalina dressing, tomatoes, onion soup, seasoning mix (dry) and water in 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4-6 hours. Stir in the Doritos. Sprinkle cheese over casserole; cover and Cook for about 10-15 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Serve it up and top with some the sour cream and sprinkle with onions and ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 425Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 1021mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 30g

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  • Dahn
    August 12, 2017

    who doesn’t love a fuss free, easy meal. This is such a great weeknight meal and we love anything “taco” so it would be a big hit in our home

    • Deanna Samaan
      August 12, 2017

      I love taco flavoring myself. Fuss Free is always the best!!!

  • Calleigh - TheForkBite
    August 12, 2017

    Yay. I just got my instant pot, and this recipe will be included on my to-do list. Thanks for sharing.

  • Amy @ The Cook Report
    August 12, 2017

    Love a good slow cooker recipe! Thanks for sharing

  • Tina
    August 12, 2017

    Wow! Doritos:) I loved Doritos growing up, this is going to be great. I am going to have to share with my daughter, she is going to love this!

  • Nayna Kanabar
    August 12, 2017

    My daughter loves Doritos so I am sure a Doritos casserole would really her happy. I wonder if I could make this vegetarian by adding soya granules instead of meat???

  • Elissa
    August 13, 2017

    We love using our slow cooker, especially for simple but tasty meals which we know the whole family will enjoy. I think this recipe definitely fits that category!

  • Ginny
    August 13, 2017

    How fun and simple. I’m all about the crock pot. Perfect for the an easy night in.

  • Kavey Favelle
    August 13, 2017

    Gosh, what a scary experience with the accident, but glad you are OK and that your car is now also OK! The slow cooker taco casserole looks utterly decadent and delicious!

  • This looks so simple to make. Love my slow cooker and Doritos are so tasty too

  • Jagruti
    August 13, 2017

    This is a great slow cooker recipe. I love the taco flavours!

  • Vicki @ Babies to Bookworms
    August 13, 2017

    Yum! This sounds delicious! I love Doritos, so I’ll take any excuse to eat them!

  • [email protected]'s Dinnertime Dish
    August 17, 2017

    This looks like a great meal for a busy weeknight that the whole family will love!

  • Debra C.
    August 17, 2017

    Glad you’re ok and the car’s ok – what comes around goes around right? Glad you have such a GREAT outlook on the accident and to find out Dee is back? Yay!!! You gotta be you! 😀 This recipe is mouthwatering. Catalina Dressing has always been a favorite of mine. Can’t wait to try this yummy recipe!!!

  • Julie
    August 18, 2017

    So glad you could put all of this behind you, and it just shows that the ones at fault are usually the ones that yell the loudest! I’d love to do a face plant in this casserole. It looks so delicious!

  • Sandra Shaffer
    August 19, 2017

    Yay for a working vehicle that looks brand new! What a hassle though, sorry you had to deal with that stress. This casserole looks so good. I think this is a great dish to share during the football season!

  • Debi at Life Currents
    August 19, 2017

    What a fun, easy, and yummy recipe! Such great comfort food.

  • Jena Leigh
    August 19, 2017

    You sure did seduced me when you said “Doritos”!! I’ll try this recipe out for my meat eaters!

  • Justine
    August 20, 2017

    That is some seriously yummy comfort food right there!

  • Christie
    August 20, 2017

    Oh yes. This looks amazing. I love slow cooker recipes especially ones that have a Tex-Mex flair!

  • Michaela Kenkel
    August 20, 2017

    I am always looking for new crock pot meals!! My family will love this!

  • Jennifer A Stewart
    August 21, 2017

    Glad you are ok. I hate dealing with insurance companies. It’s like they want to intentionally screw you! BTW I love this casserole. What a great recipe to have on a busy weeknight!

  • Madi
    August 21, 2017

    This is the perfect dinner to make this fall! I am all for making slow cooker recipes, they are the best!

  • Olivia
    April 3, 2018

    WOW! I love it I mean who doesn’t like Doritos????

  • Olivia
    August 19, 2018

    This looks yummy! I can’t wait to make it!

  • Ashley
    September 3, 2019

    I had been looking for a new taco casserole recipe for a while, I found this one and we’re going to try it tonight! It’s an easy and quick meal! My family is going to love it!