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Cheesy Frito Salad

Cheesy Frito Salad is a great side salad recipe featuring corn chips, Velveeta and avocados. With the corn chips adding a crunch, the melted Velveeta combined with evaporated milk and grated onion is a unique dressing on this salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy Frito salad
Servings: 6
Author: Barbara


  • 1 head iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved or quartered
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1 bag Fritos (Corn Chips), 7 oz.
  • 8 oz. Velveeta cheese
  • 1/3 cups grated onion
  • 3 Tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1 can corn drained


  • Cut lettuce into bite sized pieces; add to bowl.
  • To the lettuce bowl, add tomatoes, avocado and Fritos.
  • Over low heat, melt Velveeta, onion and evaporated milk together, stirring frequently.
  • Add cheese mixture to lettuce, tossing gently. Add corn and mix.
  • Serve immediately.
  • To make a full meal, add grilled chicken, ground beef or steak.