Frito Chili Pie is given a spicy kick with the addition of buffalo sauce, green chilies and spices in this delicious twist on a classic recipe, easy to make in only 20 minutes!

Frito Chili Pie is given a spicy kick with the addition of buffalo sauce, green chilies and spices in this delicious twist on a classic recipe, easy to make in only 20 minutes!

Frito Pie has been a favorite meal of mine since I was a kid. It’s quick and easy to toss together, making it the perfect weeknight meal! It only takes 20 minutes to toss together and it’s seriously delicious!

For my kicked-up version of this classic, I added my favorite buffalo sauce (of course!), diced green chilies and a few extra spices. These add just the perfect amount of heat and a ton of flavor to this already delicious dish!

Frito Chili Pie is given a spicy kick with the addition of buffalo sauce, green chilies and spices in this delicious twist on a classic recipe, easy to make in only 20 minutes!

Ingredients you’ll need

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 4 oz can diced green chilies
  • 15 oz can chili beans
  • 1/3 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 bag (9.75 oz) Fritos corn chips
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)

Step by step instructions

  1. Add the olive oil to a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook 3-5 minutes, then add the garlic and ground beef. Cook until the beef is browned, then drain any grease from the skillet.
  2. Add the green chilies, chili beans, buffalo sauce, salt, pepper, paprika, chili powder, cayenne pepper, ground cumin and red pepper flakes. Stir to combine and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Divide the fritos between 4 plates or bowls, top with the buffalo chili, then the shredded cheddar cheese.
Frito Chili Pie is given a spicy kick with the addition of buffalo sauce, green chilies and spices in this delicious twist on a classic recipe, easy to make in only 20 minutes!

Garnish with a little fresh chopped cilantro and sour cream, if you’d like!

Frito Chili Pie is given a spicy kick with the addition of buffalo sauce, green chilies and spices in this delicious twist on a classic recipe, easy to make in only 20 minutes!

 Such a simple, scrumptious dinner that the entire family will love!

Frito Chili Pie is given a spicy kick with the addition of buffalo sauce, green chilies and spices in this delicious twist on a classic recipe, easy to make in only 20 minutes!

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  7. One Pot Buffalo Taco Spaghetti
Frito Chili Pie is given a spicy kick with the addition of buffalo sauce, green chilies and spices in this delicious twist on a classic recipe, easy to make in only 20 minutes!
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Frito Chili Pie is given a spicy kick with the addition of buffalo sauce, green chilies and spices in this delicious twist on a classic recipe, easy to make in only 20 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 4 oz can diced green chilies
  • 15 oz can chili beans
  • 1/3 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 9.75 oz bag Fritos corn chips
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil to a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add the onions, cook 3-5 minutes, then add the garlic and ground beef.
  • Cook until the beef is browned, then drain any grease from the skillet.
  • Add the green chilies, chili beans, buffalo sauce, salt, pepper, paprika, chili powder, cayenne pepper, ground cumin and red pepper flakes.
  • Stir to combine and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
  • Divide the fritos between 4 plates or bowls, top with the buffalo chili, then the shredded cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 925kcal (46%)Carbohydrates 69g (23%)Protein 37g (74%)Fat 57g (88%)Saturated Fat 18g (90%)Cholesterol 110mg (37%)Sodium 2701mg (113%)Potassium 985mg (28%)Fiber 10g (40%)Sugar 9g (10%)Vitamin A 831mg (17%)Vitamin C 8mg (10%)Calcium 380mg (38%)Iron 6mg (33%)
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