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4-Ingredient Frito Pie
4-Ingredient Frito Pie
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Frito pie recipes originated in the South and are absolutely delicious. 4-Ingredient Frito Pie is a very easy version because it uses so few ingredients. Use a can of chili to save time and effort on your part. Refried beans are typically not used in Frito pies, but they are the special ingredient in this recipe. This dish comes together in minutes and will be done baking within half an hour. It's the perfect appetizer and recipe for game day. This is the perfect pantry recipe because you can easily keep these ingredients on hand whenever you need a quick snack or a fun dinner!


  • 1 1/2 cup Fritos
  • 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans
  • 1 (16-ounce) can chili
  • 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Put about 1 cup of Fritos in the bottom of a 1.5 quart baking dish.

  3. Layer refried beans on top of Fritos. Make a smooth layer using a spatula.

  4. Layer chili on top of refried beans, using a spatula to smooth it out.

  5. Cover with cheese. Add remaining Fritos on top. Sprinkle with a little extra cheese.

  6. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake uncovered for 5 more minutes.

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We are in Southeast Texas and we tried this recipe tonight, and we did not like it at all. The re fried beans just did not belong. Frito pie is Frito's and chili with some chopped onions and cheddar cheese. One serving each and threw the rest away.

What a simple and yummy appetizer! I love any kind of taco related dip. Since football season is over, I will call this an appetizer for baseball game day! This would be a good side dish with chicken tacos, too. We have Mexican food a couple times a month, so we will be trying this very soon.

I have always wanted to try this dish, and now that I have a recipe I have to do it! I love that it looks super easy to make, too.

I grew up in Texas, and we had Frito Pie often. Mom did not add refried beans, so I will make this for a church potluck this Sunday, and add the refried beans to it. I already made the original version for a Seniors Potluck recently and the 9x13 pan was empty.

Just made this dish for dinner and I must tell you, Ralph had 3 helpings (so did I). I topped it with sour cream. Delish!!! Will be making this again!

This is outstanding!!! YUM


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