Whip Up This Easy Frito Pie Recipe

recipe for a delicious frito pie with ground beef, cheese, corn, beans and chips close-up in a baking dish on the table

Who doesn’t love comfort food? This easy Frito Pie dish is the best version of a classic, made in one pan, ready to eat in under 30 minutes kind of meal. What makes it so delicious is the thick chili, gooey cheese, and crunchy corn chips!

A lot of people get really excited about this dish. It is a comfort food staple in the Midwest and Southern communities. Many people grew up consuming this delicious treat on a regular basis and it can even be found in restaurants and local diners.


  • Fritos: You will need to have one large bag of Fritos scoops (traditional is fine)
  • Canned Chili: Two cans of chili with no beans are required for this recipe
  • Rotel: You will need two cans of Rotel Original Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies (the mild version is fine too)
  • Shredded Sharp Cheddar: Three cups of sharp cheddar is needed. Buying a pack of pre-shredded cheese is the easiest route to take here


  • 12 inch cast iron skillet or a 13 x 9 baking dish
  • 2-quart saucepan

Possible Toppings To Use

  • Sour Cream
  • Pico de Gallo
  • Your favorite salsa
  • Hot sauce
  • Guacamole
  • Diced Avocados
  • Jalapenos
  • Sliced Black Olives
  • Sliced Green Onions
  • Diced Yellow Onions


  • Rice:
    • Instant Pot Salsa Rice
    • Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice
  • Corn:
    • Cajun Creamed Corn

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