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Frito Pie Recipe
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5 from 4 votes

Texas Frito Pie

Frito Pie is a popular classic. Crunchy, cheesy, and packed with flavorful chili, this simple dish is always a family favorite!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 673kcal


  • 4 cups Fritos (divided)
  • 5 cups Chili
  • 1 ¼ cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese (divided)


  • Sour Cream
  • Chopped Onions


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Heat chili on stovetop over medium heat or microwave until heated through.
  • Spread 2 cups of Fritos on the bottom of a pie pan and spread evenly.
  • Top Fritos with ¾ cup shredded cheese.
  • Pour warm chili over the Fritos and cheese and top with additional 2 cups of Fritos and ½ cup of shredded cheese.
  • Place Frito Pie in the oven for 5-8 minutes, or until cheese has melted and Fritos are hot.
  • Remove from the oven and serve with sour cream and chopped onions.


Use your favorite chili for this recipe, or even a canned chili if you want to keep it simple. I have my best chili recipe linked in the recipe card, but this smoked chili would be incredible too!


Calories: 673kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 715mg | Potassium: 757mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2140IU | Vitamin C: 269.4mg | Calcium: 425mg | Iron: 3.3mg