This is a simple one dish meal that's been in my family for years - corn chips, vegetables, beans and cheese all piled up to make a delicious haystack! Kids love it!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 servings


  • 2 cups kidney beans, cooked

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) package corn tortilla chips

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce - rinsed, dried, and shredded

  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 (10 ounce) can chopped black olives

  • 1 carrot, shredded

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • 1 cup salsa


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the kidney beans, salt, chili powder and pepper. Cook over medium heat until heated through.

  2. To assemble the haystacks put a hand full of corn chips on a plate, follow with a spoonful of heated bean mixture, lettuce, tomato, green pepper, onions, olives, carrot, and cheddar cheese. Top with salsa and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

634 Calories
32g Fat
75g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 634
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 1698mg 74%
Total Carbohydrate 75g 27%
Dietary Fiber 15g 53%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 31mg 157%
Calcium 396mg 30%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 749mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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