Woolworth's Frito Pie

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  1. Woolworth's Frito Pie

  2. 2 slices bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces

  3. 1 clove garlic, crushed

  4. 1 medium onion, chopped

  5. 1 pound ground chuck

  6. 1 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)

  7. 2 tablespoons chili powder

  8. 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

  9. 1/3 cup tomato paste

  10. 1 1/2 cup water (more if necessary)

  11. 1 cup canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

  12. 5 cups Fritos corn chips

  13. 1/2 pound Cheddar or Monterey jack, shredded

  14. Optional: chopped onion and diced fresh jalapenos for garnish

  15. Cook bacon in heavy skillet until fat is rendered. Add onion and

  16. garlic and cook until onion is softened.

  17. Add ground chuck and cook over medium high heat, stirring and

  18. breaking up lumps, until browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Pour off excess

  19. fat and add salt, chili powder, cumin, and tomato paste.

  20. Slowly add water and simmer 10 min, adding more water if necessary.

  21. Add beans until heated through.

  22. Divide corn chips among individual wide shallow bowls, top with

  23. chili. Sprinkle cheese on top.

  24. Garnish with onion and jalapeno if desired
October 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by dwanna and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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