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Frito Pie

Frito Pie is an easy casserole recipe with a ground beef chili base topped with Fritos corn chips and shredded cheese.

Frito Pie is an easy casserole recipe with a ground beef chili base topped with Fritos corn chips and shredded cheese.

Frito Pie is an easy ground beef dinner recipe the whole family will love.

Frito Pie is an easy ground beef dinner recipe the whole family will love. This ground beef casserole starts with a chili base and is topped with Frito's corn chips, shredded cheese and green onions.

This ground beef casserole starts with a chili base and is topped with Frito’s corn chips, shredded cheese and green onions.

Frito Pie is an easy ground beef dinner recipe the whole family will love. This ground beef casserole starts with a chili base and is topped with Frito's corn chips, shredded cheese and green onions.

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This chili Frito pie serves 6 people and takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish.

To make this Frito pie, I started by cooking some lean ground beef in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.

raw ground beef in a frying pan

I crumbled the ground beef well while it was cooking.

cooked ground beef in a frying pan

Once the ground beef was fully cooked, I drained the excess grease from the pan.

Then I reduced the heat to medium and added a packet of taco seasoning to the meat.

cooked ground beef with taco seasoning on top

I stirred until the meat was well coated in the taco seasoning.

Then I added some Heinz chili sauce, medium salsa and canned corn to the pan.

chili sauce, salsa and corn on top of ground beef in a frying pan

I stirred well and left everything to simmer for a few minutes.

Then I poured the meat mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.

ground beef chili mixture in a 9 x 13 inch baking dish

I sprinkled some Frito’s corn chips on top of the meat mixture.

Frito's corn chips in a baking dish

Then I sprinkled some shredded mozzarella and cheddar on top of the Frito’s followed by some chopped green onions.

shredded cheese and green onions on top of Frito pie before baking

I placed the dish in the oven and baked the Frito pie until the cheese was completely melted.

Frito Pie is an easy ground beef dinner recipe the whole family will love. This ground beef casserole starts with a chili base and is topped with Frito's corn chips, shredded cheese and green onions.

This hearty ground beef dish has a bit of a kick from the salsa and taco seasoning.

The Frito’s corn chips give each bite a nice crunch.

Frito Pie is an easy ground beef dinner recipe the whole family will love. This ground beef casserole starts with a chili base and is topped with Frito's corn chips, shredded cheese and green onions.

If you are looking for a delicious ground beef dinner idea that is super easy to throw together, then you need to try this Frito Pie!

You could also try this recipe with ground turkey or ground chicken for a lighter version.

Frito Pie is an easy ground beef dinner recipe the whole family will love. This ground beef casserole starts with a chili base and is topped with Frito's corn chips, shredded cheese and green onions.

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Yield: 6 people

Frito Pie

Frito Pie

Frito Pie is an easy ground beef dinner recipe the whole family will love. This ground beef casserole starts with a chili base and is topped with Frito's corn chips, shredded cheese and green onions.

Prep Time 17 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 oz mild taco seasoning
  • 1 cup Heinz chili sauce
  • 1 cup medium salsa
  • 8.75 oz canned corn, drained
  • 4 cups Frito's corn chips
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Cook lean ground beef in a large frying pan over medium-high heat with a dab of butter or margarine.
  3. Crumble ground beef well while it's cooking.
  4. When beef is fully cooked, drain grease from the pan.
  5. Add taco seasoning to the pan. Stir until meat is coated in seasoning.
  6. Add chili sauce, salsa and corn to the pan. Stir well and leave to simmer for a few minutes.
  7. Pour the meat mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  8. Sprinkle the corn chips on top of the meat.
  9. Sprinkle the shredded cheese and chopped green onions on top of the corn chips.
  10. Place the dish in the oven and bake until the cheese is completely melted. 9-11 minutes.
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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