Game Time Meets Snack Time: Epic Chili Cheese Corn Chip Salad

Recipes and DIY

Football season is back! Your playbook (i.e. recipe book) just got a whole lot better with this winning chili cheese corn chip salad. Fair warning: once you serve this epic app, you’ll be hosting football watch parties from here on out. It’s so simple, and so good. Check it out!


  • frozen sweet corn (thawed)
  • 1 can black beans (rinsed)
  • 4 finely sliced green onions
  • ½ cup finely-chopped red pepper
  • ½ cup finely-chopped orange pepper
  • 8 oz. shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 bag Chili-Cheese Fritos Corn Chips


  • 1-cup mayonnaise
  • 1-cup (8 oz.) sour cream
  • ½ envelope Fiesta Ranch Dressing Mix


  1. Chop all the vegetables and place in large bowl.
  2. Add shredded cheese.
  3. Mix dressing and blend into other ingredients.
  4. Chill overnight.
  5. Just before serving: crunch up Fritos in the bag. Toss crunched-up Fritos into the salad and serve.

Your team may not make it to the BCS National Championship or the Super Bowl, but you’ll definitely feel like a champion after serving this appetizer!