Delicious hearty and crunchy loaded nacho fries are bursting with cheesy flavor and so easy to make – perfect for the big game, parties, potlucks, or a busy weeknight dinner everyone loves!
There are times that you just need a warm, filling, fattening meal- fast.
This Loaded Nacho Fries recipe is the perfect tailgate appetizer– great for crowds, or just a dinner when you’re looking to get something the whole family will devour on the table quickly.
This spin on nachos combines everyone’s favorites- fries, tacos and even a little bit of veggies. Its insanely easy to make and even easier to clean up!
I’m not gonna sugar coat this- this appetizer isn’t going to help you lose weight. It’s loaded with delicious, gooey cheese and crispy crunchy fries- as well as delicious taco meat and fajita veggies!
We’ve been known to make this as a meal and just dig in with forks right off the baking sheet- it’s that good!
Tips to Perfect Loaded Nacho Fries
If you’re looking to make this quickly without a big mess, prep your baking sheet with aluminum foil and serve it as is (as pictured).
This meal is no-muss, no fuss- set out utensils for people to dish up some tasty loaded fries, and toss the foil away when it is time to clean up.
It’s a seriously easy addictive appetizer that you’ll get asked to make again and again!
Loaded Nacho Fries Nutritional Swap Ideas
If you watch your brand of french fries and taco seasoning, this meal can be easily made gluten free. You could also add a little more nutrition to the dish and swap out the fries for sweet potato fries, use ground turkey instead of ground beef, and increase the veggies.
Diced zucchinis are actually super delicious in taco seasoning and on loaded fries- and its a great way to sneak in more veggies without your kids knowing.
These substitutions won’t cut the calorie count much, but will increase nutritional value!
Loaded Nacho Fries Recipe
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- 1 lb bag frozen fries
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 onion diced
- 2 bell peppers chopped
- taco seasoning packet
- small can jalapenos drained * optional
- 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
- tomatoes diced
- green onions diced
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Lay frozen fries on baking sheet and cook until crispy.
While fries are cooking, brown ground beef.
Add diced onion and peppers, cook until browned.
Add taco seasoning and water, mix according to package directions.
Remove fries from oven when just under crispy.
Layer taco mixture over fries.
Sprinkle with cheese and jalapeños.
Return to oven, cook until cheese is melted.
Top with tomatoes and green onions, serve.