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Slow Cooker Frito Chili Pie

Slow Cooker Frito Chili Pie

From Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker

  • Yield: 12 servings


  • 2 pound(s) lean ground beef
  • 8 to 10 clove(s) garlic chopped
  • 2 to 4 tablespoon(s) chili powder
  • 4 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 2-28 ounce(s) can chopped tomatoes undrained
  • 2-16 ounce(s) cans pinto beans rinsed and drained
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2-12 ounce(s) bags of regular size Fritos
  • 1 pound(s) cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 large white onion, chopped


Heat a medium-size nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef and garlic and cook until there is no pink, using a wooden spoon or spatula to break up the meat. Drain the meat and place in the slow cooker. Add the ground chile, cumin, tomatoes with their juice, and pinto beans; stir well to combine. Cover and cook on LOW for 4-5 hours.

Season with salt and pepper. To serve, place a handful of Fritos on a dinner plate. Top with a ladleful of chili and some shredded cheese .Garnish with chopped onions, if desired.

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