Frito Pie

Beth Pierce


This fun and easy Frito Pie combines taco seasoned ground beef, beans and salsa style tomatoes all topped with cheddar, Monterey Jack and crispy crunchy Fritos. For even more deliciousness add your favorite toppings like tomatoes, black olives, green onion, avocado or sour cream.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

10 Min
40 Min


  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    medium onion chopped
  • 3
    cloves garlic minced
  • 4 Tbsp
    taco seasoning
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    salsa style tomatoes
  • 1
    can (15 ounce) kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 5 c
    frito chips
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 c
    monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 1 c
    sliced grape tomatoes (optional)
  • 2/3 c
    sliced black olives (optional)
  • 2
    green onions chopped (optional)
  • ·
    sour cream (optional)

How to Make Frito Pie


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9×13 inch casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat brown ground beef. When ground beef is almost browned add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute; stirring constantly. Drain excess grease. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Simmer for 10 minutes over low heat. Add salsa style tomatoes and kidney beans; stir to combine. Spoon into prepared baking dish.
  3. Top with Frito chips, shredded cheddar and shredded Monterey Jack.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is fully melted. Top with tomatoes, black olives, green onions and sour cream if desired.

Printable Recipe Card

Show 5 Comments & Reviews

Casserole Recipes For An Easy Back-to-school Dinner

Casserole Recipes for an Easy Back-to-School Dinner

Kitchen Crew

Back-to-school time is hectic. Depending on what part of the country you live in, you're either just getting into your groove or settled into your weekday routine. Regardless, dinner has...

20 Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes

20 Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Creamy, cheesy, yummy and crazy delicious comfort food to help you get through these cold winter days!

18 Comforting Dinner Casserole Recipes

18 Comforting Dinner Casserole Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The weather is cooling down, so warm up your family's belly with one of these 18 comforting dinner casserole recipes.