Published Mar 21st
Prep 15m Cook - Additional 1h Ready In 1h 15m
Servings 6 servings Calories 482

This tangy bean salad is served cold over crumbled corn chips. It’s a great main dish for a light lunch or dinner, and colorful, too! You can make the salad mixture several hours ahead, if needed.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can ranch-style beans
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups chopped fresh tomato
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup Catalina salad dressing
  • 2 cups crumbled corn chips
  • 1 bunch cilantro

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Drain and discard half of the liquid from the beans. In a large mixing bowl, toss together beans and the remaining liquid, onion, tomato, cheese, and dressing. Cover, and refrigerate 1 hour, or until chilled.
  2. 2 Serve over crumbled corn chips. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 482
  • Carbohydrate 40.2 g
  • Cholesterol 39.5 mg
  • Fat 29.1 g
  • Fiber 6.7 g
  • Protein 16 g
  • Saturated Fat 10.1 g
  • Sodium 991.4 mg
  • Sugar 8 g

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  1. We make this recipe without the onions use cheese cubes instead of shredded and add small pieces of green bell pepper. It is perfect for a day at the park or camping.
  2. This is a great base but this is the way I tried it the second time around. Drain ranch beans and pour in bowl. Add small grated onion one package taco mix and 3/4 cup catilina dressing. Cover tightly and set in frig overnight. Next day spoon over your favorite salad. add tortia chips and - Read more ...
  3. We definitely enjoyed this but it works better as a dip than a salad. If I made again would most likely serve with a scoop shaped corn chip rather than on top of them.
  4. This was just okay....My family didn't really care for it. I don't think that I'll be making this again but thanks for sharing.
  5. This salad is very good served over lettuce. I also used Doritos instead of corn chips and it added extra zing! It's very good!
  6. Really great! I served with lettuce and sour cream. Definatly add the cilantro. The leftovers were great as a chunky dip.
  7. I added black olives and served on shredded lettuce. My 10 yr old son didn't like the dressing. With the leftovers I added salsa and sour cream - even better!!!
  8. I added lettuce to this salad this is a keeper! very good. Thanks!
  9. I'm glad I found this recipe!! This is good stuff!! The whole family loves it. It's a wonderful change from the ususal salad. This goes well with most anything. Thanks for posting this Laura!