Bacon Ranch Corn Salad is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines the sweetness of corn with the savory goodness of bacon and the creamy tanginess of ranch dressing.

The addition of chili cheese Fritos takes this dish to the next level, making it a perfect choice as either a side dish or a refreshing summer salad for lunch.


  • 6 slices bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled
  • 4 cups fresh, canned, or frozen corn (thawed if using frozen)
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
  • Chili Cheese Fritos
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  1. Prepare the bacon: Cook the bacon until crispy according to your preferred method (pan-frying, baking, or microwaving). Once cooked, crumble or chop it into small pieces and set aside.
  2. If using fresh corn, cook the corn until tender. If using frozen corn, thaw it, and if using canned corn, drain it.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the corn, crumbled bacon, diced bell peppers, chopped onions, tomatoes, and cheese.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise and ranch dressing until well combined.
  5. Pour the dressing over the corn mixture and toss until everything is evenly coated.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate. Add chili cheese Fritos just before serving.