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Frito Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lori Zens
Added: Saturday, October 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 container Bueno red chile
1 t. garlic powder
1 t. salt
2 heaping T. flour
1 lb hamburger
1 1/2 c. water
1 pkg frito chips
tomato
lettuce
cheddar cheese (grated)
onion
black olives
pinto beans

Directions:
Directions:
Pan fry hamburger with salt and garlic powder. Don't drain grease. Put in flour and stir. Add container of chile and water. Stir till boiling and thick. In a serving bowl fill half w/ fritos. Spoon chile sauce over fritos. Add cheese, beans and veggies over the top and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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