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Frito Pie, A Staple

This has been said many times when looking for new recipes and it will be said many more times before the years' end.  Simple, simple, simple.  Nobody ever complains about the simplicity of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich yet one will complain when an entire meal  has only four ingredients.  Sense this does not make.  Frito pie is one of those meals where simplicity wins over and over again. On occasion depending upon meat choice, five ingredients will create this timeless meal.

Ranch Style Beans
Meat Choice: Hot Dogs, Chili Meat (ground or chunk, without or with beans), lentils
Cheese, shredded
Optional Ingredients: corn, sour cream, chives, onions

In a bowl create the following layers: Fritos, diced hot dogs, ranch style beans, cheese.  Warm in microwave till cheese melts. Enjoy.

Scaled for Likability: Great
This is great for lunch, dinner, late night snacks.  Have loved this meal since a child and expect to love until times end.  A down and dirty,quick and easy meal.  It is salty savory dish filled with crunch and heft with plenty of cheese to hold it all together.  Great way to use up leftover chili when there is not enough chili for a full meal and broken Frito bits at the bottom of the bag.  A scoop of corn when served with chili offers a nice sweet to the chili's heat.  Plain and simply delish.

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