Crockpot Chili Frito Pie

Crockpot Frito Chili Pie – A recipe for Frito pie made simple using your crockpot!  Simple homemade chili with plenty of cheddar cheese and crunchy Fritos corn chip topping.


  • 1 Pound Ground Beef
  • 1 Medium Onion Chopped
  • 1 (8 ounce) Can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 (14 ounce) Can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) Can Pinto Beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) Can Chili Beans
  • 1 Package Taco Seasoning
  • 1 Teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 (10 ounce) Bag Fritos Corn Chips


  1. Brown the ground beef with the chopped onion in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.  Drain grease from meat if necessary.

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  2. Pour ground beef mixture into the slow cooker.  Add the tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, beans, and seasonings to the crockpot.  Stir.  Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-5 hours.

  3. Right before serving, stir one cup of the cheese into the chili.  Top with remaining cheese and Fritos.

  4. Serve with more chips, sour cream, letttuce, tomato as desired.

Recipe Notes

NOTE:  You can drain and rinse the beans for thicker chili if you want, but it’s not a necessary step.