Chili Cheese Fritos Corn Salad

As a big fan of Chili Cheese Fritos and crunchy things in my salad,  I knew I was going to love this recipe the minute I saw it.  And it’s so easy!  The hardest part was not eating the entire bag of Chili Cheese Fritos before I added them to the salad.

I’m not a huge fan of canned veggies, so I usually use frozen, but after making this with both frozen and canned corn, I actually prefer it with canned.  You can also use green pepper and red onion for a slightly different but equally delicious flavor.  If you’re salad seems a little dry after adding the corn chips, just stir in a bit of extra sour cream or mayo.
 
This is a great summer salad!  Perfect for backyard barbecues and potlucks.
 

Chili Cheese Fritos Corn Salad

Chili Cheese Fritos Corn Salad
Serves 8
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Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
15 min
449 calories
39 g
35 g
29 g
11 g
9 g
175 g
531 g
6 g
0 g
18 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
175g
Servings
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 449
Calories from Fat 255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g
44%
Saturated Fat 9g
43%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 35mg
12%
Sodium 531mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates 39g
13%
Dietary Fiber 5g
20%
Sugars 6g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A
19%
Vitamin C
43%
Calcium
18%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 (15 oz.) cans whole kernel corn, drained
  2. 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  3. 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  4. 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  5. 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  6. 1/2 cup sour cream
  7. 1 (10.5 oz.) bag coarsely crushed Chili Cheese Fritos corn chips
  8. Salt and pepper, to taste.
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, toss together corn, cheese, red pepper and green onion. Stir in sour cream and mayonnaise.
  2. Stir in corn chips just before serving. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
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fat
29g
protein
11g
carbs
39g
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Who Dished it Up First: This is a Paula Deen recipe. Who else would thing of putting Chili Cheese Fritos in a salad?

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  1. Barbara says:

    I was looking for a variation of Paula Deen’s Corn Salad recipe. Thank you! I noticed your recipe does not call for cheese. An interesting note: Several times when I made Paula’s recipe I FORGOT to add the cheese, and found out I liked it better without cheese! I am making your recipe this weekend.

  2. Just fixed this for my son and me for lunch. Yum! We both enjoyed. Thank yo for sharing!

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