“This recipe is so easy and delicious, I never have leftovers. Double the recipe for family gatherings. Fresh salsa is a must! Mild works great!”


  • 1 pound ground beef OR Turkey, OR Ground Chicken
  • 1 small onion, chopped,
  • 1/4 cup chopped of green bell pepper,
  • 1/4 of chopped celery
  • 1/2 Tbsp of minced Garlic
  • 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans (I used Ranch Style Beans)
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (10 ounce) container fresh restaurant-style salsa
  • 1 (4 ounce) can sliced black olives (optional)
  • Sour Cream on the side (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Chili Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon of Cumin
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) bag chili cheese flavored corn chips (such as Fritos(R)), crushed
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef and onion in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.
  3. Stir chili beans, corn, salsa, olives, and taco seasoning into beef mixture and simmer until heated through and flavors blend, 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Spread about 2/3 the crushed corn chips into a baking dish and top with the beef mixture. Sprinkle remaining chips over beef. (I only used them on top)
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly, about 25 minutes. Sprinkle with Mexican cheese blend and continue baking until cheese is melted, about 10 minutes more.
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