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Are you ready for the game day?! but thinking of what to serve as an appetizer for your family and friends. These Texas chili cheese fries are so delicious and perfect to pair with your game day spread, rightly seasoned McCain® Curly seasoned Potato Fries topped with ground beef chili and melted cheese are satisfying with every bite.
For the first time, I tasted Texas loaded chili cheese fries at my local restaurant and loved it. From then it becomes my favorite, whenever I eat outside I go for the chili cheese fries for an appetizer. For a long time, I wanted to try making it at home for my family but thinking of making fries from scratch has stopped me from doing it.
Where to Find McCain Fries?
I found McCain® Seasoned Curly Potato fries in my local Walmart grocery store in the frozen food aisle. There are other McCain® Fries varieties too however, I stick to these three, I have a little son who is obsessed with fun shape fries, McCain® Smiles® Mashed Potato Shapes, McCain® Seasoned Curly Fries Seasoned Potato Fries and McCain® Extra Crispy Crinkle Fries.
Make sure to utilize this exciting rebate offer until 5/31/19, you can get $1.50 off when you purchase 2 McCain® Fries at Walmart!!
McCain® seasoned curly potato fries are perfect for
For vegetarian chili cheese fries, replace the ground beef with mashed red kidney beans or black beans. You could replace the ground beef with ground chicken or turkey.
McCain® Potato Fries are great for the burger bar party menus. McCain® Smiles mashed potato shapes are my son Aldrich’s favorite. Whenever I host a playdate at my home these fries come handy. Kids would love to eat the fries as it is or just with the ketchup.
It is an easy appetizer for game day gatherings and weekend gatherings simple to make in just a few minutes. Prepare thick chili for this recipe instead of gravy. You could even prepare the chili ahead and store in the refrigerator. Warm the chili and layer on the baked fries before your guest arrives. Spread cheese, bake until the cheese melts and serve hot and fresh to your guests.
Texas Chili Cheese Fries are an easy and delicious appetizer for game day gatherings. Perfect seasoned McCain® Curly Fries loaded with ground beef chili, melted cheese, and jalapeno.
- 1 lb McCain® Seasoned Curly Potato Fries
- 1 lb Ground Beef
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 0.50 cup Onion Chopped
- 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
- 2 tsp Coriander Powder
- 0.50 tsp Cumin Powder
- 2 no Tomatoes
- 1 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese
- 1 no Jalapeno
Bake McCain ® seasoned curly potato fries according to the package directions.
For Preparing Chili: In a pan, heat oil, add chopped onion and cook until the onion becomes soft.
Add ground beef and stir fry until the color changes to brown.
Add red chili powder, coriander powder, salt, cumin powder and stir fry for 2 – 3 minutes.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes become soft and mushy. Ground beef chili is ready.
For Chili Cheese Fries: Layer the baked curly potato fries with chili, shredded cheese, jalapeno and bake for another 2 – 3 minutes until the cheese melts.
How to serve Texas Chili Cheese Fries?
Serve Texas chili cheese fries hot.