Crockpot Frito Pie

PREP TIME:10 min COOK TIME:4 hrs TOTAL TIME:4 hrs 10 min SERVES:8 CALORIES:355


  • 2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt/1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped (about 1/3 cup)  
  • 2- 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 8oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 14oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 14oz can diced tomatoes with green chilis
  • 2 15oz cans red kidney beans, drained
  • 1  pack of taco seasoning, or 1 ounce of my DIY Taco Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Suggested Toppings:

  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, 
  • ½ cup minced sweet onion
  • Sliced pickled jalapeños
  • Sour cream
  • Fritos corn chips


  • Season beef with salt and pepper. Brown the ground beef with the chopped onion in a skillet over medium-high heat. Drain grease from meat if necessary, but this shouldn’t be needed if you use a lean beef.
  • Pour ground beef mixture into the crockpot.
  • Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, beans, and seasonings to the crockpot. Stir until well combined. Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  • Serve in a bowl with following.
  • Fritos, topped with beef mix, topped with shredded cheese, onions, jalapenos and sour cream.

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