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Bethany's Frito® Pie

Rated as 3.82 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

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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 ...

My grandmother would chop up some iceberg lettuce, cut up some tomatoes, add Fritos and shredded cheddar, and pour Hormel chili over it - she called it Mexican Salad, and its halfway healthy! I'...