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Crock Pot Cheesy Frito Taco Casserole

  • Author: Arlene Mobley
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 Hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x
  • Category: Crock Pot Recipes
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


This Crock Pot Cheesy Frito Taco Casserole recipe is a blast from the past. If you are a child of the 70’s or 80’s then this Frito Taco Bake recipe is going to bring back childhood memories of your Mom making it.



  • bag of Frito Original Corn Chips
  • 2 lbs ground beef,  browned and drained well (about 4 cups)
  • 2 packets Taco seasoning
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 10 oz can Cheddar Cheese Soup mixed with 1/2 cup of milk
  • 14 oz can Refried Beans
  • 4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  • Brown the ground beef and drain well.
  • In the crock pot mix the browned ground beef, taco seasoning and water until well combined.
  • Add the cheddar cheese soup and milk to the beef mixture and mix until combined.
  • Drop the refried beans by the tablespoon over the ground beef mixture.
  • Spread half the shredded cheese over the top of the refried beans.
  • Top the entire mixture with the bag of Frito corn chips.
  • Cook on high for 2-3 hours or until bubbling.
  • 30 minutes before serving spread the remaining shredded cheese over the corn chips, recover and cook until cheese is melted.
  • Serve with shredded lettuce and your favorite taco toppings.
  • Serves 4-6


  • Serving Size: per bowl
  • Calories: 797
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