Frito Pie Jalapeno Poppers

Frito Pie Jalapeno Poppers

Whether you're having a summer BBQ or having people over for the game, whipping up these Frito pie jalapeno poppers your guest won't be disappointed.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword jalapeno poppers, party food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 24 Poppers
Calories 95kcal
Author Glitter and Graze


  • 12 Medium Jalapenos
  • 3 oz Fritos
  • 6 oz cheese sauce


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 can kidney beans 15oz
  • 1 can rotel 10 oz
  • 1 can tomato sauce 8 oz
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp dried minced onion
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sugar


  • Brown ground beef and drain fat
  • Drain rotel and kidney beans and add them plus all other ingredients to browned beef and bring to a boil and reduce to low heat and cover and let cook until no liquid left
  • While chili is cooking preheat oven to 375 and slice jalapenos long ways and scoop out all the seeds.  WEAR GLOVES TO DO THIS
  • After chili is done will all jalapenos slices with chili and place on a baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes
  • Add your cheese sauce to a sandwich bag and cut one corner just barely.  When peppers are done cooking squeeze the cheese out of that one corner and drizzle over peppers.
  • Crush up some fritos and sprinkle over top of jalapenos


Serving: 1Popper | Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 11.9mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg