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Best-Ever Fritos Pie

When you're in the mood for something crunchy and comforting, turn to this easy Fritos Pie to satisfy all your cravings.

Ingredients

The Crust

  • 1 ½ cups ground Fritos Original Corn Chips (about 3 cups whole Fritos)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

The Filling

  • 1 ½ cups leftover chili
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup canned green chiles, drained and diced
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese

Garnish

  • Sour cream
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Green onions
  • Fritos Original Corn Chips

Steps

The Crust

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Using a food processor, grind Fritos Original Corn Chips into a fine powder.
  3. In a bowl, mix together Fritos powder, flour and melted butter. Press into a pie dish to form the crust. Freeze for 10 minutes.
  4. Bake Fritos crust for 12 to 18 minutes. Let cool slightly before adding the filling.
  5. Lower oven temperature to 350 degrees.

The Filling

  1. In a small bowl, combine chili and egg. Pour chili into the crust. Layer corn, onions and green chilis. Top with cheddar cheese, and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Let pie cool slightly before adding a layer of warmed refried beans.

Garnish

  1. Make a lattice design with sour cream, and garnish with refried beans, tomatoes, green onions and whole Fritos. Enjoy!