Doritos Taco Pizza

March 21, 2022 17 Comments

This doritos taco pizza is so uniquely delicious and easy to make, too.

Doritos Taco Pizza

From the recipe collection of Tara Ippolito

This really is the best doritos taco pizza recipe you’re ever going to find.

And I’m not just saying that either. I can prove it to you.

First of all, it’s super easy because we’re taking a shortcut using pre-made pizza dough like always.

Second, there’s lots sour cream involved.

Everybody knows that when it comes to sour cream the more the better!

The same concept applies for cheese. It just so happens that this taco pizza is loaded with that, too.

Last but definitely not least, crush Doritos are the final topping on this taco pizza.

That’s right, Doritos. They add so much flavor and an incredible crunch factor to this recipe.

I’ve had lots of taco pizzas in my life and this one really is the best.

Don’t just take my word for it. You gotta try it yourself to see. I think once you do, you’ll agree with me completely.

if you do like this one, you’ll for sure love my recipe for easy cheesy garlic bread, too.

Can I swap out the Doritos?

Absolutely you can.

There are so many Dorito varieties out there pick whichever flavor is your favorite.

Here are a few ideas that would all be amazing on taco pizzas.

  • Cool Ranch
  • Spicy Sweet Chili
  • Flaming Hot
  • Salsa Verde
  • Spicy Nacho Cheese

Do I have to use beef?

Nope, not at all. Use whatever makes you happy.

Ground turkey or chicken work very well here if you want to swap the beef out for one of those two.

Shredded chicken would be great too. Just be sure to season it with a little of that taco seasoning.

Things to know:

There are a couple things that make this specific recipe so great that I’d like to you know about.

  • Layer Of Sour Cream

Putting the sour cream down on top of the pizza crust is a strategic move.

Sour cream adds great flavor here but that’s not the only reason we’re using it.

It will help secure the ground beef once it’s added This will stop the beef from completely rolling off the pizza.

  • Add Cheese To The Beef

Adding cheese to the taco seasoned ground beef and mixing it in not only tastes great but there’s a reason for that, too

The cheese will bind the ground beef together, too.

Another great way to keep the beef from rolling off the pizza when you’re trying to eat it.

  • Save The Doritos For Last

After you add all of your toppings, then add the Doritos.

Doing it the other way might make them soggy. We don’t want to lost that crunch!

What toppings go on taco pizza?

I always say that recipes like this are meant to be used as a guide.

That said, add or substitute whatever you want. It’s completely up to you.

Here are some ideas to get the creative juices flowing:

  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Black Olives
  • Red Onion
  • Sliced Avocado
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole

Doritos Taco Pizza Recipe Video:

Doritos Taco Pizza Ingredients:

  • Taco seasoning packet
  • Ground beef
  • Premade pizza dough
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Sour cream
  • Nacho Cheese Doritos
  • Additional Toppings: shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes


First, lay the pizza dough out on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.

Now bake it according to the directions on the package.

Next, cook the ground beef according to the directions on the taco seasoning packet.

Sprinkle some cheese over the beef and stir it in.

Then spread a thick layer of sour cream on top of the pizza dough.

Now top that with the warm taco seasoned beef.

After that add more cheese evenly over the beef.

Now sprinkled the shredded lettuce and tomatoes evenly on top.

Save the Doritos for last topping.

Finally, slice it up and enjoy!

Other easy recipes:

If you like fast and easy recipes like this one here are a few more that you’ll love, too.

Dorito Taco Pizza

A super easy and delicious recipe for taco pizza with a crushed Dorito topping.
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: dorito taco pizza, easy taco pizza, taco pizza, taco pizza recipe


  • baking sheet
  • Parchment Paper


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 taco seasoning packet
  • 1/2 cup sour cream add more if you want
  • 1 pre made pizza dough
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup nacho cheese Doritos, crushed add more if you want
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato, diced


  • lay the pizza dough out on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake it in the oven until its fully cooked. If you're using a Pillsbury can like I did, just follow the directions on the packaging.
  • Spread a thick layer of sour cream on the crust.
  • Make the ground beef according to the directions on the back on the taco seasoning package.
  • Add about a half of a cup of shredded cheese to the beef and mix it until its melted in.
  • Add the ground beef and cheese mixture evenly to the top of the sour cream
  • Add the rest of the cheddar cheese to the top.
  • Add the shredded lettuce, tomato and any other toppings you'd like too.
  • Crumble the Doritos and add them to the pizza last.
  • Slice it up and enjoy!
Tara Ippolito

About Al Dente Diva

Tara Ippolito is a self taught home cook from New Jersey and cookbook author of Fast, Simple, Delicious. Better known as “T” across social media, she makes easy to follow recipes using familiar ingredients. T uses her Tik Tok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest channels to share recipes and cooking tips for everyday people. Her motivation to share with her followers is simple. To inspire people to cook and become more comfortable in the kitchen.

As a wife and busy mother of two little boys she she’s always cooking fast family friendly meals. Sharing her kitchen with others that want to learn is a true passion of hers. As her social media platforms continue to grow she is committed to delivering consistently delicious content to her followers.

Al Dente Diva

Hello there! My name is T & I’m a home cook from New Jersey. I love to share easy to make recipes, cooking tips & kitchen hacks with people who love to cook like I do. My recipes are all easy to follow & use ingredients most people are familiar with. Being a busy stay at home mother of two, I have to cook delicious budget friendly meals that are fast to make. I hope you find something helpful here. Thanks for coming by.

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  • Anonymous March 21, 2022 at 4:47 pm

    Looks really good!

  • Anonymous March 31, 2022 at 5:16 pm

    This was super easy and delicious! My family wanted it twice in the same week!

    • Al Dente Diva March 31, 2022 at 5:29 pm

      This makes me so happy to hear. Thank you for trying it

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  • Lisa July 21, 2022 at 11:41 pm

    Husband worked late tonight and I needed something quick for supper once he got home. This recipe caught my eye one day when I was scrolling through Pinterest and I thought tonight’s a good night to try this. This was definitely quick and super delicious. We will definitely be having this again…….thanks much for the recipe!

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      Hey Lisa, thanks so much for giving it a try. I’m so glad you liked it!

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