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Bethany's Frito® Pie

Rated as 3.86 out of 5 Stars
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"Fritos® and chili! This was a real favorite when I was a kid, and it still is. With the Frito-Lay® Company being based in Dallas, this dish is about as Texan as you can get."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 422
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Spread about 2 cups corn chips in a baking dish. Sprinkle half the onion and half the Cheddar cheese over chips and top with chili. Spread remaining 1 cup corn chips over the chili, followed by remaining chopped onion and cheese.
  3. Bake until hot and bubbly, 15 to 20 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 422 calories; 23.1 35.6 20 52 991 Full nutrition

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made love it except I add hot peppers texas made

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Betheny's Frito Pie Haiku: "Very, very dry. Gotta use a good chili. Shouldn't have baked it." Would've been much happier if we'd get heated the chili and layered it in a bowl w/ cheese and the F...

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Betheny's Frito Pie Haiku: "Very, very dry. Gotta use a good chili. Shouldn't have baked it." Would've been much happier if we'd get heated the chili and layered it in a bowl w/ cheese and the F...

I have never heard of a baked Frito pie, I always just put Fritos in a bowl and cover with chili, cheese and onions, often adding jalapenos, diced tomatoes a dollop of sour cream.

They have been making Frito chili Pie in Texas for as long as my husband (who was born here) can remember. Open a small bag of Fritos - down the long side, add heated Texas chili, cheese, and on...

made love it except I add hot peppers texas made

I have been eating this for 72 years. It was even served in our school cafeteria in El Paso, Tx. It is a favorite of ours. We do add some liquid that we rinse out from the can of chile. By ...

I have made it for years. I just crush my fritos and add my heated chili and cheese. I also love chopped tomatoes on top.

This is nuts. Everybody knows that a Frito Pie is served IN the bag of Fritos - use the individual sized bags. I make mine with my world-famous (OK, household-famous) vegetarian chili. Must b...

I defrosted some chili that was in the freezer, and it was very thick. I think this would have been better had my chili had a little more liquid, allowing the bottom layer of fritos to soften ...

I learned about this casserole when I was a brownie. I have continued to make this casserole to this day. I am 65 years old . It does have a lot of sodium, I have added frozen corn, green pepper...