Frito Pie Casserole

Frito Pie Casserole

Frito Pie Casserole is a family favorite meal made with ground beef, taco seasoning, chili seasoning, cheese, chili beans and Fritos. This is amazing for dinner anytime and everyone will fall in love.



Frito Pie Casserole


This Summer I have been looking for dinner ideas that our quick and easy but have the feel of home! You know what I mean. Those meals that take you back to a time that feels so comfortable, and so cozy!


I don’t know of many people that want to be stuck in a hot kitchen while everyone is enjoying the Summer nights! This dish will save you! It comes together so easy and I bet you have most of the ingredients in your pantry! And, the FLAVOR……. is incredible!





Frito pie is like a blank canvas, you top this baby with your favorite toppings! Here are a few options!

  • Sour Cream
  • Guacamole
  • Green Onions
  • Jalapeno
  • Black Olives
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Salsa





The answer is YES! You can freeze Frito pie either before or after baking.  To freeze before baking, cover tightly and freeze up to 3 months. To freeze after baking, allow the casserole to cool room temperature then cover tightly and freeze for up to 3 months. 

To cook from frozen, add 30 – 45 minutes of cook time to your dish. 




Frito Pie Casserole

Frito Pie Casserole


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 package taco seasoning & water as indicated on package
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 10 ounces salsa
  • 1 10 ounces tomato sauce
  • 15 ounces chili beans, not drained
  • 1 can corn drained
  • 1 bag Fritos® corn chips divided, about 5 ½ cups
  • 2 1/2 cups Mexican cheese blend divided, shredded, 8 ounces
  • 1 bunch of green onions chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9"x13" casserole dish.

    Brown ground beef and onions in a skillet, drain fat. Stir in taco seasoning, chili powder, and water.

  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until thickened. Stir in diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, corn & beans. Simmer an additional 5 minutes.

  • Add 4 cups of Frito chips to the bottom of prepared dish. Sprinkle with 1 1/2 cups of cheese.

  • Spread beef mixture over top and top with remaining cheese.

  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  • Top with remaining chips and desired toppings.


You can replace the beef with chicken or turkey.



Did you try our Frito Pie recipe? What did you think? Did you love it? We would love to hear from you! Please leave us a comment below or tag us on Instagram





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