Yummy Corn Chip Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


12 servings

Updated: Oct. 27, 2023
Corn chips give a special crunch and an unexpected flavor to this potluck favorite. Bacon adds a hint of smokiness, while the cranberries bring a touch of sweetness. It's the perfect picnic companion! —Nora Friesen, Aberdeen, Mississippi
Yummy Corn Chip Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • SALAD:
  • 2 bunches leaf lettuce, chopped (about 20 cups)
  • 1 package (9-1/4 ounces) corn chips
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup dried cranberries


  1. For dressing, place first 7 ingredients in a blender. Cover; process until smooth. Stir in poppy seeds.
  2. Place salad ingredients in a large bowl; toss with dressing. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/3 cups: 436 calories, 30g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 456mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.