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It is always one of the first things to disappear from the table.

Each ingredient really provides this recipe with so much flavor and texture, it is no wonder it is a hit wherever it goes.

Frito Salad... this is one of my MOST REQUESTED recipes for get togethers! With so many fun and delicious flavors and ingredients, its no wonder its always a hit!

Frito Salad
 
This is one of my MOST REQUESTED recipes for get togethers! With so many fun and delicious flavors and ingredients, its no wonder its always a hit!
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Ingredients
  • 16 ounce can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 16 ounce can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 4.25 ounce can sliced olives
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 2 green onions diced
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2½ cups Mexican cheese blend
  • 18 ounce bag of Fritos
  • 1 package of taco seasoning
  • 16 ounce Catalina dressing
Instructions
  1. In a very large bowl combine, kidney beans, pinto beans, tomatoes, olives, pepper, green onions, celery, and cheese and mix well. Add Fritos and taco seasoning and mix well. Add ⅔ of Catalina dressing and toss with the Frito mixture. Add more dressing if desired.

Enjoy!

Frito Salad... this is one of my MOST REQUESTED recipes for get togethers! With so many fun and delicious flavors and ingredients, its no wonder its always a hit!

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