Frito Pie Recipe

This quick and easy Frito Pie Recipe is one of Daron’s favorite Texas-inspired family dinner recipes!  The base of the casserole pie is a delicious layer of crunchy Frito corn chips and then topped with lean ground beef, Ranch Style beans, enchilada sauce, and shredded cheese.

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The best part about this recipe is you can have it prepped and on the table in less than 30 minutes. It’s sure to be your new weeknight wonder for dinner.


– Lean ground beef – Onion – Green chiles – Chili powder – Cumin – Salt and Pepper – Ranch Style Beans – Frito Corn Chips – Enchilada Sauce – Cheddar Cheese – Green Onions

In a large skillet, cook beef, onion, and green chiles over medium heat for 6-8 minutes until the beef is browned and the onion is translucent.– 

After breaking up the beef, season the meat, onion, and peppers with the Chili powder, Cumin, salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine.

Add in both cans of Ranch style beans and heat through. Next, set aside 1 cup of Frito corn chips for the topping. Place the remaining corn chips in a greased 13×9 inch baking dish. Layer with the meat and bean mixture, cover evenly with the enchilada sauce and sprinkle the shredded cheese on top.

Then, bake uncovered for 15-20 minutes until the cheese is melts. To finish, sprinkle with green onions just before serving.