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Cat Cora’s Frito Pie

Cat Cora’s Frito Pie

Serves 4-6


1 lb ground beef

2 tablespoons chili powder

1/2 white onion, small diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 teaspoons cumin

1 tablespoon fresh chopped oregano or dried

Salt to taste

Pepper to taste

1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

1 cup chicken stock, beef stock or water

2 cups Fritos

1 cup shredded cheese

Diced onion for garnish

1/2 Jalapeños, sliced small in thin round slices

Sour cream for garnish

Salsa for garnish



Cook the ground beef in large pot over medium-high heat, until cooked, for about 6-8 minutes. Add in the onion and garlic and cook with beef until translucent, about 2-3 minutes.

Add in oregano, salt, pepper, tomato sauce and stock. Stir to combine. Cover and simmer over medium heat, about 10-15 minutes. In bowl, in the frito bag or plates layer the Frito chips, top with some chili, cheese, onion, jalapeño and additional toppings, serve hot.



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