Chili Pie

Louisiana cuisine is rooted in a culture of celebration and hospitality. It is a melting pot of flavors and influences from French, Spanish, African, German, Italian and Native American culture. The distinctive blend of ingredients and culinary methods produces a delectable and lively cuisine that mirrors the exceptional history of our state.

The most iconic dishes in Louisiana cuisine are gumbo, Po’boys, jambalaya, crawfish, and shrimp Étouffée. Other popular dishes in Louisiana cuisine include red beans and rice, beignets, and bananas foster. Louisiana food an integral part of our culture and is a reflection of the unique backgrounds of its people, and is served with warmth and hospitality. (Not all foods or recipes contained are Louisiana based). 

6 flour tortillas

Corn chips

1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Spray the bottom of a 9×9 pan with cooking spray and layer three tortillas along bottom of pan (overlapping)

Cover tortillas with corn chips.

Add a layer of chili and cheese.

Repeat steps 3 and 4.

Bake 25 minutes and serve hot.

This was one of my mom’s favorite comfort foods.

As seen in Modern Grace Magazine