Spicy Corn Salad

Hello, friends.

Welcome to the land of church picnics, school potlucks, and camping food.

The land where everything has mayonnaise, salads have crushed Fritos in them, and the only vegetable on the table is corn. And nobody thinks twice about it.

You’re here. Right now.

And I was there this weekend. Oh yes, I ate (plenty of) a salad that had little to no vegetables and a few handfuls of crushed chili Fritos.

What are you looking at?

Just trust me on this one – you’re going to take a bite and realize all the chili-Frito-corn goodness that is possible in a spicy corn salad.

And no, I will not stop calling it a salad. Get over it already.

Spicy corn salad on a frito.


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This spicy corn salad is a perfect dip for picnics and summer get togethers. Made with corn, bell peppers, sour cream, mayo, spices, and chili Fritos. Yep.

  1. Saute peppers and onion until soft. Cool for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Combine first 7 ingredient (through cheese) and refrigerate. If you want to add cayenne, now’s a good time.
  3. Just before serving, add Fritos!
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: frito salad, corn salad, spicy salad

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Did I mention that the leftover Fritos make excellent dippers? Mmmhmm. Embrace it.

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