A delicious frito casserole that only takes one pot and twenty minutes!
Frito taco casserole is a family favorite for all ages. This one pot version is perfect for those busy nights!
We had a lot of casseroles growing up.
And if you’ve been following our recipes here for very long, you’ll know that I’ve carried that “tradition” on to my little family as well.
I always joke that if I ever went on MasterChef, I’d probably just come up with casseroles for every challenge…and I’d probably be promptly sent home.
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But really, there’s no shame in the casserole game. They are easy, tasty, and family friendly – three crucial requirements in my book.
My mom would sometimes make Frito corn chip casserole, and it was definitely one of my favorite dishes. I loved how the Frito chips would slightly soften up, and it just tasted oh-so-delicious with cream of mushroom soup and ground beef.
Of course, Frito casserole isn’t the healthiest recipe around…but it is definitely delicious.
The other day, I decided I wanted to make it. I honestly am not sure if I’ve ever actually made it since we’ve been married, so I was excited to try it out.
I do try to avoid using cream of mushroom (or chicken, or whatever) soups, so I made my own cream of mushroom soup was the base. I made everything in one pot, and I finished it over in the oven.
It turned out really yummy! I added a few new ingredients – such as black beans, red peppers, and red onions – but I think it was great. It wasn’t Jack’s favorite meal, but Forrest, Oliver, and I all really enjoyed it.
Frito Pie Casserole with Ground Beef
Here are some other one pot recipes you may enjoy:
- One Pot Pastalaya Recipe
- Easy One Pot Rigatoni: Weight Watchers Friendly
- One Pot Buffalo Chicken Alfredo Recipe
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