Cookbook:Frito Pie (Baked)

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Frito Pie (Baked)
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Frito pie is a corn chip and chili con carne dish popular in the United States. Frito pie may be made with just corn chips, chili, and shredded cheese, but often has other condiments added as well. Sour cream, jalapeños, onions, hot sauce, tomatoes, and various other Latin American ingredients are often used.

This is a traditional, and basic, recipe for Frito pie. Minor variants are common.




  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  2. Spread 2 cups of Fritos in a baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle half of the cheese over the Fritos.
  4. Spread the chili over the Fritos.
  5. Bake for 15–20 minutes until cheese is bubbly.
  6. Add remaining cheese and Fritos to top of pie.
  7. Serve hot.