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Cooking with Corn Chips – 15 Delicious Recipes

A favorite snack for my entire family is corn chips. It doesn’t matter if they are scoops, chips, whole corn tortillas, thin ones, or thick ones. But corn chips aren’t just for eating snacks out of the bag or as a chip to scoop up dip. Corn chips can add a crunchiness to multiple recipes. They can be used in appetizers, snacks, both sweet and savory, and entrees for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Take a look at these 15 delicious recipes my friends and I have made using corn chips and tortillas for some incredible dishes.

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    Follow the links to 15 recipes made with corn chips for appetizers, breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

  • Turkey Tortilla Bake 2 of 16
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    This Turkey Tortilla Bake has a Mexican flavor with onion, garlic, corn, salsa, and tortillas or corn chips.

    Source:  Babble 

  • Oven-Fried Frito Chicken Fingers 3 of 16
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    Oven-Fried Frito Chicken Fingers with honey mustard dip is both gluten-free and dairy-free, so you can enjoy the crispy chicken fingers coated with crushed Fritos or other corn chips and sauce without the worry. 

    Source:  Babble

  • Mexican Migas 4 of 16
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    Mexican Migas is a delicious spicy meal you can have ready in about 15 minutes.  It has tortilla chips, eggs, onions, and jack and enchilado cheeses.

    Source:  Babble

  • Kids’ Nachos 5 of 16
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    Kids' Nachos are delicious with tomatoes, bacon, cheese, corn, and chips.  They are also nut free, egg free, and lactose free, making them a meal option for even the pickiest eaters.

    Source:  Babble

  • Simple Chilaquiles with Ranchero Sauce 6 of 16
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    Simple Chilaquiles with Ranchero Sauce is an easy and delicious breakfast made with tortilla chips, egg, cheese and red chilies. 

    Source:  Babble

  • Frito Chili Pie 7 of 16
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    Frito Chili Pie is an easy meal to make! Layer Fritos corn chips in the bottom of a pie pan, top with your favorite chili, and then cover in delicious cheddar and monterey jack cheese. Yum! 

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Shredded Beef Nachos 8 of 16
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    Shredded Beef Nachos are great for supper or for that football game you're watching. This recipe also includes the recipe for green chili pico de gallo. 

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Beef and Bean Enchiladas 9 of 16
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    Beef and Bean Enchiladas are easy and delicious!  It's made with ground beef, onions, tortilla chips, red enchilada sauce, refried beans, peppers and cheese for that perfect degree of spiciness. 

    Source:  Eat 2 Gather

  • Frito Snack Mix 10 of 16
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    Frito Snack Mix turns salty Fritos corn chips into a delicious candy made with Fritos, Rice Chex cereal, pretzel twists, corn syrup, Mini M&Ms, nuts and brown sugar. Yummy!

    Source:  Recipe Girl

  • Nacho Hot Dog 11 of 16
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    The Nacho Hot Dog has that crunchiness of tortilla corn chips, topped with cheese, guacamole, salsa, sour cream and cilantro. Wow!

    Source:  A Spicy Perspective

  • Black Bean Nachos with Pomegranate Salsa 12 of 16
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    Black Bean Nachos with Pomegranate Salsa is made with refried black beans, chipotle hot sauce, tortilla chips, and cheese topped with a pomegranate, tomato, avocado, corn, jalapeno, and cilantro salsa.

    Source:  Love and Olive Oil

  • Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken Salad with Avocado Chipotle Lime Dressing 13 of 16
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    Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken Salad with Avocado Chipotle Lime Dressing is full of flavor. This salad is made with chicken breasts covered in crushed and baked tortilla chips, along with tomatoes, mango and avocado. It's then topped with avocado chipotle lime dressing. 

    Source:  Half Baked Harvest

  • Chicken Tortilla Soup 14 of 16
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    Chicken Tortilla Soup is so warm and spicy on a cold winter's day, and full of rich tomato flavor with corn, peppers, onion, garlic, chilies, black beans, and the crunchiness of tortilla chips. 

    Source:  A Southern Fairytale

  • Chicken Taco Cornbread 15 of 16
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    Have you ever had a dish that was so delicious it won a National cook-off? Well, this chicken taco cornbread wedge with ranchero cilantro drizzle won, and is still winning for me. Crushed corn tortilla chips are added to the cornbread crust filled with chicken, chiles, jalapeno and red bell pepper. It's then topped with cheese, romaine, and tomatoes and drizzled with ranchero cilantro dressing. It is SO good!

    Source:  Picky Palate

  • Chipotle Chicken and Corn Chowder 16 of 16
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    Chipotle Chicken and Corn Chowder is such a rich and hearty soup made with corn, potatoes, chicken, cheese, chipotle chiles, peppers, and tortilla chips.  Need a bowl of this tonight!

    Source:  Brown Eyed Baker

 

 

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