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Traeger Frito Pie

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Traeger Frito Pie

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

4 Hours

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Hearty brisket chili over crisp Fritos is a game day recipe for success. Devour it out under the Friday night lights or at home on Sunday while watching your favorite football team.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, start the Traeger according to grill instructions. Set the temperature to 375 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
    • 2

      Salt and pepper the chopped onion and diced peppers. Cook on a sheet pan in the Traeger until translucent, about 14-20 minutes.
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    • 3

      While peppers are cooking, drain 2 cans of tomatoes and 1 can of kidney beans and add them to a 10-inch cast iron pot. Drain half of the juice out of the pinto beans and add to pot.
    • 4

      Add chili powder, kosher salt, ground pepper, onion powder and garlic powder to the pot and mix together.
    • 5

      Cut the brisket into 1-inch cubes and add to the pot. Add cooked peppers and onions and mix together. Add water as needed.
    • 6

      Turn the grill temperature down to 250 degrees F and cook for 4 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. Add water as needed during the cooking process.
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    • 7

      After 4 hours, taste and add more salt and pepper as needed. Top chili with sour cream, chives and Fritos. Enjoy!

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