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Classic Frito pie is a pile of Fritos topped with beefy chili and runny cheese often made straight in the chip bag! Our refined and lightened version is fresh-tasting and delicious.

Ingredients

1 Tbsp canola oil1 large onion, chopped1 lb 93%-lean ground turkey½ cup chili powder1 tsp ground cumin1 large zucchini, shredded28 oz can diced tomato1 cup reduced-sodium beef broth or chicken broth16 5- to 6-inch corn tortilla cooking spray, preferably canola oil30 oz can red kidney beans, rinsed, divided2 cup shredded Colby-Jack cheese or sharp Cheddar cheese1 medium tomato, diced2 cup shredded romaine lettuce1 bunch scallion, sliced pickled jalapeños (for garnish)

Directions

1. Position racks in middle and lower third of oven; preheat to 375°F.

2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and turkey; cook, stirring and breaking up with a spoon, until the turkey is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add chili powder and cumin; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add zucchini, tomatoes and broth and bring to a simmer. Partially cover and cook, stirring occasionally and maintaining a simmer, for 30 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, coat both sides of each tortilla with cooking spray. Cut them in half, then cut each half into 1-inch strips. Spread the strips on 2 large rimmed baking sheets. Bake, rotating the pans from top to bottom and stirring halfway through, until crisp, about 25 minutes.

4. Mash 1 cup beans in a bowl. After the chili has simmered for 30 minutes, stir in the mashed beans and whole beans. Cook until the beans are heated through, about 3 minutes more.

5. To serve, place about 3/4 cup tortilla strips in each of 8 shallow bowls. Ladle about 1 1/4 cups chili on top. Garnish with cheese, tomato, lettuce, scallions and pickled jalapeños (if desired).

To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate the chili (Steps 2 & 4) for up to 2 days.

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Tags: Main Dish, Dinner, Cheese, Turkey, Bean & Legume, Southwestern, Easy, Baking, Super Bowl, Big Game Party, Tailgating

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