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These 11 Restaurants Serve The Best Frito Pie in New Mexico

Both New Mexico and Texas claim to have invented Frito pie. According to New Mexican lore, it was first created in Woolworth’s, which now operates as the Santa Fe Five and Dime. So what exactly is Frito pie? There are variations on the recipe, but the dish essentially involves Fritos paired with chili and shredded cheddar.

What’s your favorite spot for Frito Pie in New Mexico? Let us know in the comments.

Juliet White
New Mexico staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. A committed travel junkie, Juliet has lived on two continents, but believes that the sunsets in New Mexico are the best. She can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.