Frito Corn Salad is a tasty dish that’s going to liven up any fiesta themed meal. It would also make an incredible tailgate snack recipe that everyone can enjoy.

With a few simple ingredients and 2 steps from start to finish, it’s about as easy as it gets! 

Frito Corn Salad

If you’ve never had a Frito salad, there’s no time like the present to try something new.

With fresh cut bell peppers and onions, mixed with corn and cheddar cheese, this salad is great! 

It’s deliciously creamy, chunky, and refreshing. A bit hard to describe, but once you try it, you’ll see what I mean.

Frito Corn Salad

This Frito corn salad makes a great side dish to take to a pot luck or barbecue. With the flavors getting even better as it ages, mix it up a day in advance and add the chips just before serving. 

This dish is perfect or those last minute parties where guests are asked to bring a dish.

You don’t want to take the same thing as someone else, but you want to bring something everyone will love.

Frito Salad

With a unique and frugal dish like this, chances are- it’ll stand out and have everyone interested.

What’s in Fritos Corn Salad?

  • 1 Can Yellow Kernel Sweet Corn
  • 1/2 Cup Red Bell Pepper
  • Half Cup Yellow or Orange Bell Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Red Onion
  • 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Tbs Taco Seasoning
  • 2 Cups Frito Chips
Diced Bell Peppers and Onions
Frito Salad

How to Make Frito Corn Salad

  • In a bowl, mix together the corn, diced red pepper, yellow pepper, onion, mayonnaise, cheese and taco seasoning.
  • Add the Frito chips just before serving and enjoy.
Frito Salad

How to Store Frito Salad

Store your Frito salad in a covered bowl in the fridge. If making your salad in advance, don’t add the chips until just before you’re ready to eat. This prevents them from getting soggy.

How long will Corn Salad Last?

Without the chips, your corn salad will last up to 3 days well covered in the fridge. With the chips it’s a matter of hours unless you like soggy and chewy chips. Having the chips fresh and crisp really adds to the texture of the dish though.

What flavor of Frito Chip is best?

The flavor of Frito chip that you choose is totally up to your own personal preference. You can use Plain, BBQ, or even Chili flavored Fritos.

Honestly, I like the sweetness of the BBQ but the Chili flavor is also excellent. For the less adventurous, plain Fritos work great with this recipe.

Quick Tip

Add Frito Corn Chips right before serving so they don’t get to soft.

Don’t hesitate to make this easy Frito Salad recipe and double it. It’s delicious and will be gone before you know it.

Don’t have all the ingredients, that’s okay! Substitute any color bell pepper for what you have. It’s okay to use less too. This is really a salad that comes together with all these fresh ingredients!

Favorite Pot Luck Salads

Frito Corn Salad
Frito Corn Salad
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Frito Corn Salad

Frito corn salad is a tasty dish that’s going to liven up any fiesta themed meal. It would also make an incredible tailgate snack recipe that everyone can enjoy. With a few simple ingredients and 2 steps from start to finish, it’s about as easy as it gets!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Frito Corn Salad, Frito Salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 419kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 can Yellow Kernel Sweet Corn
  • 1/2 cup Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup Yellow or Orange Bell Pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion diced
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Taco Seasoning
  • 2 cup Frito Chips

Instructions

  • Mix corn, with diced red pepper, diced yellow pepper, diced red onion, mayonnaise, cheese and Taco Seasoning.
  • Add Frito Chips before serving.

Notes

Optional:
Add additional Taco Season to spice it up if desired!  

Nutrition

Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 512mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 716IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 198mg | Iron: 1mg
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