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Spicy Frito Chili Pie

Easy delicious recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Frito Chili Pie
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 pound ground beef could use turkey burger, too
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 14.5 ounce can chili beans, undrained
  • 1 10 ounce can diced tomatoes with green chilis, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pinch cayenne
  • 1 cup shredded cheese I used a taco blend plus some cheddar
  • 1 cup fritos corn chips


  • Brown ground beef and onion in a skillet on top of the stove.  Drain if needed.  Add chili beans, diced tomatoes, chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, black pepper. salt and cayenne.  Heat all ingredients together for about 10 minutes.
  • Pour into a baking dish.  I used a 11 x 7 inch dish.  You can use whatever you have.  Sprinkle on cheese and fritos.  Place in preheated 350 degree oven for about 20 minutes.  Can add chopped green onions on top and a dollop of sour cream when serving.  Makes 6 servings.