Classic Beef Chili & Frito Pie

Classic Beef Chili & Frito Pie

Classic Beef Chili & Frito Pie


Classic Beef Chili 
1 lb lean ground beef
1 small red onion, chopped
1 tablespoon minced garlic
3 (16 oz.) cans chilli beans
2 (15 oz.) cans mild Rotel Tomatoes
1 diced chipotle pepper, plus two tablespoons adobe sauce
1/2 cup pureed pumpkin
1/4 cup brewed coffee
1 tablespoon raw sugar
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoon cumin
1 ½ teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 bay leaf

1 bag Fritos
Sour Cream
Shredded Cheese


1. Brown beef, onion, and garlic in a large saucepan until thoroughly cooked.

2. Place beef in crock pot.  Add beans, tomatoes, chipotle pepper, pumpkin, coffee, sugar, and spices.  Stir everything until well blended.  Cook on low for 6-8 hours.

3. To serve, place fritos in a bowl, add chili, and top with a little cheese and sour cream.  Freezes well.

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Eva Rosenberg

Eva Rosenberg

Welcome to Eva's Kitchen where I share my adventures in cooking. My creations may not always turn out Pinterest perfect, but I usually end up with a funny picture or an interesting meal. Thanks for stopping by!


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