• Prep Time: 15 MINS
  • Cooking Time: 25 MINS
  • Serves: 4

Frito Pie Chili Biscuit Skillet

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 Ingredients List

  • .75 pounds 90/10 ground beef
  • 3/4 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 15- ounce can of red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15- ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, taste
  • 3/4 cup crushed corn chips (such as Fritos), plus more for topping
  • 16 ounce can of refrigerated flakey biscuits
  • 1 cup freshly grated colby jack cheese


In a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, add a little bit of olive oil and then brown the ground beef, breaking into pieces with a wooden spoon or spatula.

Add the onion and minced garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

Add the kidney beans, tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasonings. Stir and cook until mixture is thickened and cooked through. Remove from heat and stir in crushed corn chips.

Preheat oven to the temperature on the biscuit packaging.

While the oven is preheating, open the biscuits then nestle the biscuits into the chili.

Sprinkle cheese on top then bake in the oven according to the time on the biscuit package.

Remove from oven, let cool for 10-15 minutes then serve!

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