Chili Frito Pie

frito pie with bowls of toppings surrounding it.

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Chili Frito Pies are a fun and easy dinner or game-day snack! Corn chips topped with chili, shredded cheese, and lots of toppings combine in a seriously good chili dish. It’s a great way to use up leftover chili – use your favorite or try one of my recipes!


  • 2 cups Frito corn chips
  • 4 cups leftover chili, warmed (see note)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish


  1. Divide the corn chips among 4 bowls.
  2. Top them with one cup of chili and shredded cheese.
  3. Layer on the rest of the toppings, and enjoy!


Use your favorite chili recipe or try my Slow Cooker Ground Beef Chili – it’s easy to make ahead. Check out the post to get more chili recipes – there are a lot of options.

I’ve included measurements, but feel free to adjust the amounts – there are no rules šŸ˜Š

There are a lot of other topping options: try some salsa like my easy salsa or salsa verde, diced avocado, guacamole, diced red onion, jalapenos, or other chili toppings you like.