Denita Morales. Main Course. December 16th , 2020.
Here are three of my favorite ways to make frito pie. I also used my homemade texas style chili recipe that makes it even better. For truly authentic frito pie, serve it in the chip bags. Frito pie is often served right inside the chip bag. At its most basic, frito pie is. Servings per recipe view image. Frito chili pie ingredient notes.
Repurpose your chili leftovers into a dish. How to make frito pie. You are now halfway finished. Easy peezy frito pie dinner. I know everyone has their own version of frito pie, but this is mine. Frito pie, essentially chili, cheese, and tortilla chips, is legendary in the midwest and southwest. And though the classic is made in a bag of fritos that’s split open and smothered with chili, cheese, and.
This Frito Pie Has A Hearty Beef Chili That's Made With Simple Ingredients. Toppings Include Melted Cheese, Fritos, Green Onions, And Sour Cream. This Is An Easy Casserole To Prepare Ahead Of Time And Is Also Freezer-friendly!.
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 cup yellow onion (diced)
½ diced green bell pepper (or 2 seeded jalapeno peppers)
3 cloves garlic (diced)
1 lb. ground beef (85% lean)
¾ Tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon smoked paprika (or regular)
½ teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon sugar
¼ teaspoon Pinch Cayenne pepper (optional)
8 ounces tomato sauce
1 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes, drained
1 cup chicken broth
1/8 cup masa harina ((corn flour))
1 16 oz. can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 Tablespoon softened cream cheese
2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded)
2 cups Fritos
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the diced onions and cook for 5 minutes, until softened. Add the diced peppers and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, until fragrant.
Add the ground beef and cook and crumble until browned and cooked through. Drain any grease if needed.
Add the seasonings and stir to combine.
Add the tomato sauce and drained diced tomatoes.
Combine the Masa Harina and the chicken broth until well-combined. Add to the chili, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Gently stir in beans and heat uncovered for 10-15 minutes, until the liquid has thickened and reduced.
Swirl in the softened cream cheese. This adds a hint of creaminess that offsets the seasonings nicely.
Transfer to a pie pan or a 9x13 baking dish. Top with cheddar cheese and Fritos.
Bake, uncovered, for 13 minutes. Let it sit 5 minutes prior to serving.
Serving Suggestion: Garnish with green onions if desired and serve with sour cream. This also goes great with Corn Casserole.
Yes, you have to use fritos. Frito pie is best described as a guilty pleasure. Corn chips piled high with homemade chili, cheese, crisp it wasn’t until i moved to new mexico that i learned that the frito pie is a real thing with a long. Take the individual bags of fritos and gently crunch the contents. Cheap, hearty, and eternally beloved. I couldn’t get the email to work so i’ll serve over fritos. If you like the frito chili pie, you’ll like this.
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