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American Fritos Pie

time
45M
person
4

 Delicious Fritos pie is one of the most popular South American dishes. People love it for its taste, heartiness and the fact that it is loaded with the stuff everyone likes. It is simply a mixture of crunchy chips, cheese, meat meat - desc learn more... and chili con carne. All together they make a perfect pie!

 Now when you know what Frito pie is, you can get down to the recipe!

Ingredients for
servings
сals/100 gr
Fritos
1 pack
335 cals
Beef
1 cup
280 cals
Beer
1 cup
45 cals
Cheese
1 cup
440 cals
Onion
1 pcs
60 cals
Olive oil
2 tbsp
135 cals
Garlic
1 clove
60 cals
Chili powder
2 tbsp
Cumin
1 tsp
Cayenne
0.25 tsp
Cornmeal
2 tbsp
Salt
to taste
Total calories in the prepared dish
1355 cals
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Instructions:
  1. Frito pie is very easy to cook. Especially if you have leftovers of chili con carne. However, you can also cook this dish from scratch. To begin with, preheat a frying pan with a thick bottom. Add olive oil.
  2. Slowly fry ground beef in the pan, stirring constantly. When the meat is juicy and has a nice light-brown color, transfer the meat to a plate.
  3. Pour more olive oil into the pan. Add chopped onion and garlic. Dust everything with chili powder, cumin, salt and hot cayenne pepper. Mix everything carefully.
  4. In 3 minutes add ground beef into the pan again. Pour in cold beer and add your favorite tomato sauce. Reduce heat and simmer everything for about an hour.
  5. In an hour add cornmeal into the pan. This will help you to make the sauce richer. If you think that this sauce is too thick, add water into it. And if it's not thick enough, simmer it for a longer period of time.
  6. Fill the pan with Fritos and add chili on the top of this pie.
  7. Grate hard cheese and cover everything with it. Allow your easy Frito pie to stay in a warm place for several minutes. The cheese will melt in several minutes.

When your easy Frito pie is ready, serve it with your favorite side dishes. You can choose fresh salad mix, vegetable plate or another dip. Share the recipe with your friends and search for more Mexican dishes on our website. Bon Appetit!

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