Joyce's Mexican Salad

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By Claudia McClaran
from Lawton, OK

Many years ago, someone in the family collected recipes from descendants of my great grandparents, William M. and Florence E. (Snodgrass) Whaley and had them compiled into a cookbook. I am posting those recipes here so that they will not be lost. This recipe was submitted by Joyce Pogue.

serves 12
method No-Cook or Other


  • 1 lg
    head lettuce
  • 1 lb
    mild cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 can
    (15 oz) ranch style beans, washed and drained
  • 2
    tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2
    onion, chopped fine
  • 3/4 bottle
    kraft catalina salad dressing
  • 1 pkg
    (medium size) fritos, crushed
  • 1
    avocado (optional)

How To Make

  • 1
    Cut up lettuce. Drain and wash beans. shred cheese and dice tomatoes.
  • 2
    Combine all ingredients, except Fritos.
  • 3
    Chill 30 minutes to 1 hour. Add crushed Fritos just before serving.

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