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Easy Frito Pie
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5 from 11 votes

Easy Frito Pie

You'll love this Easy Frito Pie Recipe for a family-friendly dinner in a snap! Cook ground beef with onions, season with taco seasoning and enchilada sauce, then pour over Fritos, cover with shredded cheese, and bake until hot and melted. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Jill


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion peeled and diced
  • 1 package taco seasoning mix
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 can enchilada sauce
  • 1 can (15 ounce) pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 bag (9.25 ounce) Fritos corn chips divided
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese divided
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • sour cream for garnish
  • prepared guacamole for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Prepare a 9x13-inch glass baking dish by spraying it with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Crumble the ground beef into a large skillet. Add the onions and cook over medium heat, stirring often, until the beef is fully browned. Drain off the excess fat. Stir in the seasoning mix and water; bring to a simmer and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add the enchilada sauce and beans; stir well.
  • Pour 4 cups of the Fritos into the bottom of the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Evenly spread the meat mixture over the chips. Top with the remaining cheese.
  • Bake the casserole at 350ºF for 18-20 minutes until hot and bubbly. Sprinkle the top of the casserole with the remaining Fritos.
  • Cool slightly before serving. Serve with chopped green onions, sour cream, and guacamole.