Photographs by The Washington Post/DEB LINDSEY
Tex Mex Frito Slab Pie combines a cornbread crust, chili and corn chips for a crowd-friendly take on the classic dish.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Scissor open a snack-size bag of corn chips, spoon in chili, cheese and sour cream and you have a walking taco, aka Frito Pie. The birthplace of this personal meal in a bag is unclear -- possibly Mexico, Texas or even a Santa Fe five-and-dime lunch counter. Regardless, Frito Pie has become part of America's culinary vernacular. Quite simply, this is a joyous food delivery system.
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