35+ New Mexico Frito Pie Chili Recipe
Background. On sunday afternoon, i put a big pot of my favorite chili recipe on the stove to simmer while i watched football. Fritos, chili, and grated cheddar cheese is a super quick meal that's also perfect for football season.
Frito pie is certainly not going to win any creativity awards for me, but it is a quick and easy childhood classic we you could also make this frito pie with canned chili, but i prefer to make recipes with mostly homemade then you have an authentic new mexican style frito pie, not whatever this is. Frito pie has layers of fritos™, chili and cheese for an irresistible tex mex casserole everyone will love. Frito pie dip is a bubbling hot skillet of creamy cheese, spicy chili, topped with sharp cheddar.
Frito pie has layers of fritos™, chili and cheese for an irresistible tex mex casserole everyone will love.
It's a combination of american junk food and traditional southwestern ingredients—corn, beans. Most sources say texas but it is disputed that it is from new mexico too. Chili frito pie (aka chili casserole, aka chili pie, aka a million other names) was one of my husband's favorite meals growing up. Loaded with lean ground bee, beans, new mexico ground red chile and piled on top of fritos with shredded cheese, lettuce, diced tomatoes, and sour cream.