A frito pie with meat, beans and the classic chili sauce, cheese and corn chips.
Brown ground beef, drain as usual and return to pan. Add chili seasoning, tomatoes, and kidney beans stirring well. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
This recipe is delicious but high in fat and salt.Do not make frito pies every day.
Kids can help to lay the meat and bean mix on top of the corn chips.
Frito pie is a popular dish in the Southwestern United States. Often the beef chili and other toppings are ladled on top of the corn chips in the open bag.
Favorite Southern recipes for kids.