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RECIPE

Upside-Down Individual Frito Pie

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit RachaelRayShow.com.

Ingredients

  • 4 dried mild- to medium-heat chilies, such as anchos, pasillas, cascabel or New Mexican, seeded and stemmed
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 4 slices meaty bacon or 1/4 pound slab, finely diced
  • 2 pounds ground sirloin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle in adobo purée or Gebhardt’s dry chili powder blend
  • 2 tablespoons (a couple scant palmfuls) cumin
  • 1 tablespoon (a scant palmful) coriander
  • 1 tablespoon (a scant palmful) sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon (1/3 palmful) allspice
  • 1 teaspoon (1/3 palmful) oregano
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire
  • 2 14-ounce cans diced tomatoes with chilies
  • 1 15-ounce can pinto beans
  • 2 tablespoons masa harina, polenta or grits

Toppings:

  • 12 to 18 individual bags Fritos corn chips
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Minced white onions
  • Pickled jalapeños
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Sour cream
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