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Frito pie topped with a dollop of sour cream and slices of jalapenos

Frito Pie

Pie for dinner? Your family will be saying "Yes, please!" with this Frito Pie recipe. Repurpose your chili leftovers into a dish everyone will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chili, Chips, Easy Dinner, Frito Pie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 321kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 (9.25-ounce) bag Frito Corn chips
  • 1 recipe Texas Chili
  • 1 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

For Serving:

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced


Prepare Texas Chili or Taco Meat:

  • If made ahead, heat to hot.


  • Set oven to broil.
  • Spread the bag of Fritos over the bottom of a 9X13 inch baking dish. Spoon chili over the layer of Fritos. Sprinkle the red onion over chili. Sprinkle top evenly with cheddar. 
  • Place baking dish under the broiler and cook until cheese is melty, about 5-7 minutes. Watch closely so the topping doesn't burn.
  • Spoon into individual plates or shallow bowls. Top with red onions, a dollop of sour cream, and sliced jalapenos. Serve!


Serving: 1/6 of the recipe | Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 914mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 955IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 342mg | Iron: 1.8mg