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Frito Chili Pie – The best frito pie loaded with Frito corn chips, ground beef, chili beans and tomato sauce. Topped with melted cheddar cheese and more fritos, it is a delicious Mexican-inspired casserole perfect for a quick weeknight dinner!

Frito Chili Pie

Frito Chili Pie – The best Frito pie loaded with Frito corn chips, ground beef, chili beans and tomato sauce.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword frito chili pie, frito pie, frito pie recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author izzycooking

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Frito chips
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion medium size, chopped
  • 20 ounces chili beans
  • 20 ounces tomato sauce or enchilada sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • green onions optional, for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and set aside a 9x13 baking dish.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, sauté ground beef and onion until cooked through. Add chili beans, tomato sauce.
  3. Layer 2 cups of frito chips to the bottom of your baking dish.
  4. Transfer the beef mixture on top of the frito chips layer.
  5. Add the rest of frito chips and shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  6. Bake for about 20 minutes until cheese is melted.
  7. Garnish with green onions and serve immediately!

Recipe Notes

To make walking tacos, you can skip the baking process. Just add the cooked beef mixture to individual Frito bags and then top with cheese and onions!