Emaw's Chili Pie

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by riffraff

Emaw is my Momma and this is her recipe. She is very specific in her instructions and she guarantees (if you do what she says, lol) a family pleasing dish. Great flavor and great on a cold night.

Top Review by TeresaJean

Easy dinner, I reduced the water a bit but the fritos were still a bit too mushy. However, my family still ate it up! Next time I will reduce the water a bit more and cutback on the cooking time a few minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat chili and water in small saucepan over medium heat till hot.
  3. Put Fritos in a 2 or 3 quart baking dish.
  4. Scatter chopped onions over the Fritos (do not stir).
  5. Place 4 slices of American cheese on top.
  6. Pour heated chili and water over all this.
  7. Put remaining cheese on top of chili (do not stir).
  8. Pour tomatoes and juice over this AND DO NOT STIR!
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for an hour or until bubbly in the center.

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