Frito Pie

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


I was first introduced to Frito Pie when I lived in Texas many years ago. It's still great comfort food for me - and now my grand kids love it too.


★★★★★ 4 votes

15 Min
30 Min


  • 1 8-oz pkg
  • 1 15-oz can(s)
    chili beans
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 15-oz can(s)
    chili (or make your own)
  • 1 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, grated

How to Make Frito Pie


  1. Crush Fritos.
  2. Grease 7"x13" Pyrex baking dish.
  3. Place a layer (1/3) Fritos in bottom.
  4. Cover with 1/2 chili and then 1/2 beans.
  5. Sprinkle with 1/2 onions.
  6. Add another layer of Fritos and continue as above.
  7. Sprinkle remaining Fritos over the top then cover with grated cheese.
  8. Place in oven, 350F degrees, for about 30 minutes or until cheese has melted.

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About Frito Pie

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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