Go Back
Frito Pie

Frito Pie

Are you searching for something new to serve on taco Tuesday night? If yes, then you should try this Frito pie recipe. The flavorful combination of Frito chips, taco seasoning, enchilada sauce, cheese, black beans, and your other favorite taco toppings blend together into a Frito casserole that the whole family will enjoy.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion white or yellow, chopped finely
  • 1 package or 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 can 15 oz black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can 19 oz enchilada sauce
  • 1 bag 9.25 oz Frito corn chips
  • 2 cups Mexican style shredded cheese
  • Toppings
  • Green onions sliced
  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa
  • Jalapenos
  • Black Olives
  • Any taco toppings you like


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Spray 13x9 baking dish with cooking spray
  • In a large skillet, brown ground beef until almost done
  • Add onions cook until soft, about 3-4 minutes and beef is no longer pink
  • Stir in taco seasoning and water, heat to boiling
  • Reduce heat and stir in beans and enchilada sauce
  • Cook 2-3 minutes or until heated through and mixture is slightly thickened
  • Add about 3 ½ cups of corn chips to the bottom of the prepared baking dish
  • Sprinkle 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Top with beef mixture
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese
  • Bake uncovered for 18-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and casserole is bubbly around the edges
  • Remove from oven and top with remaining corn chips and toppings of your choice
  • Serve immediately
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator
Keyword frito pie, frito pie casserole, frito pie recipe