Okay, I hope you saved some of that black bean chili from the yesterday.


Frito Chili Pie Recipe from addapinch.com


Because here is what we are going to do with it. We’re making this Frito Chili Pie. Frito Chili Pie is one of those classic recipes that can be thrown together in minutes, if you have all of the ingredients on hand – Fritos, chili, cheese, and sour cream.

It is perfect for a quick-fix weeknight supper and my family loves it when we’re rushing from here to there and just need a quick, hearty, delicious supper.

Frito Chili Pie Recipe from addapinch.com (6)

You start with a layer of Fritos chips on the bottom of an oven safe dish. Then, you layer on the chili and a mixture of cheeses. I like to use a blend of half cheddar cheese, for the flavor, and half Monterrey Jack cheese, for the melting, stringy cheese goodness.


Frito Chili Pie Recipe from addapinch.com

See, that blend of cheese is just perfect.


Frito Chili Pie Recipe from addapinch.com


Here’s the recipe for my Frito Chili Pie. Hope you like it!

Frito Chili Pie Recipe

Frito Chili Pie makes a classic, quick-fix weeknight supper that the whole family will love!
4.67 from 6 votes

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Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 2 cups Fritos corn chips
  • 3 cups chili
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces Monterrey Jack cheese
  • Sour cream optional garnish
  • green onions optional garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Layer Fritos in the bottom of a baking dish topped with chili and cheeses. Bake for 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and serve warm with a dollop of sour cream and topped with green onions.
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Robyn xo

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  1. I made this dish for my younger sisters when I was baby sitting and they wanted hot dogs , but I made the, with a twist . The recipe is a frito chili pie recipe with hot dogs .
    Ingredients –
    -hot dog weenies
    -variety of cheese

    Put 3 individual bags of fritos into an oven safe pan and then add chili over it . Top it with a thin layer of cheese . Then add the hot dog and another bag of fritos and another layer of cheese . Put into the oven at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes .and cool for 5 minutes

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