Sure, hereโ€™s a modified Frito Pie recipe with lower points:


  • 1 lb (450g) lean ground turkey or extra lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 packet of low-sodium taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can (15 oz) of no-sugar-added tomato sauce
  • 1 can (15 oz) of no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz) of reduced-sodium kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup (100g) reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 cups (90g) baked tortilla chips, crushed (choose a brand with low points)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350ยฐF (175ยฐC).
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground turkey or beef until itโ€™s no longer pink. Drain any excess fat.
  3. Add the chopped onion and bell pepper to the skillet and cook until theyโ€™re softened.
  4. Stir in the taco seasoning mix, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and kidney beans. Let it simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Spray a 9ร—13-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  6. Spread half of the crushed tortilla chips evenly in the bottom of the baking dish.
  7. Spoon the meat mixture over the chips, spreading it out evenly.
  8. Sprinkle half of the shredded cheese over the meat mixture.
  9. Layer the remaining crushed tortilla chips on top, followed by the rest of the shredded cheese.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  11. Let it cool slightly before serving. Enjoy your delicious, lower-point Frito Pie!

Nutrition Information (per serving, serves 6):

  • Calories: 340
  • Total Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Sodium: 800mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Protein: 27g

Note: Nutritional values may vary depending on specific brands and ingredients used.