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Southwestern Chili Casserole with Fritos

Chili Casserole is the perfect comfort dinner. Delicious layers of crunchy Fritos, Southwestern chili, and melty cheese make for a winning weeknight meal!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chili, Chili Casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 1144kcal
Author Erica Walker

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 oz green chiles chopped, (1 can)
  • 4 oz black olives sliced, (1 can)
  • 16 oz chili (1 can)
  • 16 oz chili beans (1 can)
  • 15 can corn drained, (1 can)
  • 1 c. salsa
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 10.5 oz Fritos (1 bag)
  • 2 c. cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350-degrees.
  • In a large skillet, cook ground beef and onions until cooked through and onions become transparent. Discard grease if needed.
  • Stir in chiles, olives, chili, chili beans, corn, salsa, and taco seasoning.
  • Bring to a simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring often.
  • Crush Fritos and spread half of them evenly in a 9x13 deep baking dish. Add chili mixture and top with remaining crushed Fritos.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Add cheese and bake an additional 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 1144kcal | Carbohydrates: 164g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1228mg | Potassium: 1988mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 2712IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 453mg | Iron: 6mg