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Oven Baked Frito Chili Pie

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1 lb. Italian Sausage, casing removed
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 cups jack cheese, grated
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 chipotle peppers, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 ounces hot tomato sauce
  • 4 ounces roasted hatch chiles
  • 15 ounces pinto beans, drained, rinsed
  • 3 1/2 cups beef broth, low sodium
  • 3 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 2 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground oregano
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil.
  • Frito Corn Chips, large bag
  • green onions to garnish
  • sour cream, diced avocado


  1. Mix seasoning blend and set aside. Chop vegetables and set aside.
  2. Add about 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a pot and heat over medium heat. Add all vegetables except garlic and cook for about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Season vegetables with 1 tablespoon of seasoning blend and mix well.
  3. Add sausage, brown for about 10 minutes, add 2 tablespoons of seasoning blend to sausage, mix well.
  4. Add hot tomato sauce, roasted Hatch chilies, broth, and remaining seasoning, mix well.
  5. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally for about 20 minutes. Chili will thicken upon standing.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. In a greased casserole dish, add half the bag of hand crushed corn chips, place on the bottom. Top with half the cheese, and all the chili.
  8. Place more crushed corn chips on top of chili and add remaining cheese.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20-30 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven, top with green onions and serve with sour cream and avocado if desired.


  • Serving Size: 6-8