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photo of a walking taco frito pie mason jar by top Houston lifestyle blogger Ashley Rose of Sugar & Cloth
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5 from 3 votes

Frito Pie Mason Jars Recipe

Nothing says comfort food quite like chili. But this time we’re making it Frito Pie-style in a mason jar topped with plenty of Fritos and your favorite toppings.
Total Time35 mins
Course: Bites
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bowls, chili, chips, Dinner Ideas, Frito Pie, Fritos, Game Day, sugar and cloth, Tailgating, Walking Taco
Servings: 6
Calories: 417kcal


  • Pan
  • Mason jars


  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning 1 packet
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 30 oz canned chili beans 2 cans
  • 8 oz canned tomato sauce 1 can
  • 2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper as desired
  • Fritos corn chips
  • Sour cream, diced green or red onions, guacamole, lettuce, diced tomatoes, bell peppers, jalapeños optional toppings


  • In a stove top pan on medium-high heat, combine the diced onion, ground turkey, taco seasoning, chili powder, garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook the turkey for 5-6 minutes until no longer pink and drain excess grease.
  • Add the beans and tomato sauce to the pan. Reduce heat and stir on low to let the meat mixture simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Preheat your oven or toaster oven to high or about 400 degrees.
  • Spoon 3/4 cup of chili into mason jars and top with cheese, then the corn chips, and additional cheese.
  • Place the glass mason jars in the oven for 2 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings and a few extra Fritos on top!


Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 1290mg | Potassium: 948mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1314IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 352mg | Iron: 6mg