Southwest Frito Pie


I can never leave a recipe as it is .Always looking for some way to improve or make a different recipe. I don't know how you can improve Frito Pie but this comes close. The secret is the layering.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the two 15 ounce cans of chili and set aside for layering
  2. Microwave the velveeta cheese with the RoTel diced tomatoes & green chilies.
  3. Line a 9x12 baking pan with one bag of fritoes.
  4. Pour half of the chili over fritoes
  5. Pour half of Velveeta cheese and RoTel mixture on fritoes.
  6. Layer half of the onions on top of cheese.
  7. Layer second bag of fritoes on top of first layer.
  8. Pour remaining chili for next layer.
  9. Add remaining Velveeta cheese and RoTel mixture.
  10. Layer remaining onions.
  11. Top with the 8 ounces of mild cheddar cheese.
  12. Green chilies will top it off.
  13. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. (Should be bubbly hot).

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