Frito Pie Chili, old-fashioned ground beef chili with beans topped with lots of Fritos, melty cheese, and a sprinkling of diced onions. It’s a combination of old-fashioned thick chili with beans topped with a handful of Fritos, cheddar cheese, and diced red onions.
Is Frito pie a Texas thing?
At its most basic, Frito pie is simply Fritos with chili ladled on top; in Texas, it is typically garnished with shredded cheddar cheese and chopped raw onion.
What goes with chili pie?
A Frito chili pie can be a main dish in itself and pairs really well with light side dishes like spanish rice, a vegetable tray, and corn on the cob.
Are chili cheese Fritos discontinued?
Recent signers. Sadly in 2018, after having been in production nearly 80 years, Frito-Lay North America decided to halt production of our beloved BBQ Fritos and replaced them with the lesser Honey BBQ Twists & Chili Cheese flavors.
What is a Sonic chili pie?
The Fritos Chili Pie is made with crunchy Fritos, savory chili, topped with melty cheddar cheese. The Fritos Chili Cheese Jr. Wrap includes the same delicious ingredients bundled up in an 8-inch flour tortilla to create a perfect bite every time.
Why is it called Frito chili pie?
He called New Mexico’s version of Frito pie “warm crap in a bag” and “colostomy pie.” New Mexicans say Teresa Hernandez invented it in the 1960s at the Santa Fe Woolworth’s (now the Five & Dime), ladling her mother’s homemade red chili into opened corn chip bags, adding no garnishes or additions.