Football Food – Nacho Fries

Nacho Fries

You guys know I’ve been working with Alexia Foods as one of their Tastemaker bloggers, and I’ve made some delicious dishes for entertaining using their frozen waffle fries and breads. In recognition of the Super Bowl on Sunday I have one more tasty idea for you using their frozen french fries.

I made these Nacho Fries for game day recently. My family LOVES Mexican flavors, and we love ordering nacho fries from the appetizer menu at casual restaurants. But, there’s no need to go to a restaurant when you can make these awesome fries at home! I used the Alexia Yukon Gold fries for this, but would have preferred to use the crinkle cut ones because I think the toppings would cling on a little better. Alas, my local stores were sold out of the crinkles so I used these – still delicious of course.

I piled all the classic ingredients of nachos onto the fries and we ate it with a fork. Yeah, it was a goooood day. Here’s the official rundown…

Nacho Fries

  • yukon-gold-julienne-fries-large (2)1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 packet taco seasoning blend
  • 2 bags Alexia frozen french fries {Crinkle cut or Yukon Gold}

Brown the ground beef and drain off excess fat. Add black beans and seasoning packet with water according to packet directions.

Meanwhile, cook french fries according to directions.

When ready, serve fries topped with meat & bean mixture and let guests dress with additional toppings as desired.

Toppings

  • Fresh Guacamole
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Diced tomatoes, onion, and cilantro
  • Sliced Jalapenos
  • Sour Cream

Nacho fries

I have these plastic food baskets that I like to use for things like this, especially for a game day where everyone wants to be in front of the tv. They make serving individual portions so easy and convenient.

If this looks tasty to you, please PIN it for later.  Have a great day!

 

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About Chris

Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and contributor to Homes.com, Marie Callender's, and SheKnows. Most recently her work has been published in Woman's World, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.

Comments

  1. Fun! I’m loving this.

  2. Elizabeth Frometa says:

    I pinned more than 10 and at least 3 from Celebrations at Home. I even started following the football board! I love Football and like I tell everyone, Super Bowl is my holiday and the one occasion my husband lets me go all out. You can go to Pinterest search my name Elizabeth Frometa and go to my boards I have a Super Bowl board and Ultimate Super Bowl party that’s where you’ll find my pins for this contest! Thanks! i love this contest!

  3. Having so much fun pinning for this! Here’s my board: http://pinterest.com/inflightideas/ultimate-super-bowl-party/

  4. Found so many great ideas! Here’s my link: http://pinterest.com/twenteries/ultimate-super-bowl-party/

  5. Here’s my link! I love Alexia products – my fave is onion rings!

    http://pinterest.com/sweepsgirl81/ultimate-super-bowl-party/

  6. jeannine s says:
  7. The Superbowl is a big deal around here… I start pretty early collecting recipes and ingredients. :)
    http://pinterest.com/carriecabby/ultimate-super-bowl-party/

  8. Dana Pugsley says:

    Had fun making this board Even found some great ideas for the super bowl this weekend. Good luck all :) http://pinterest.com/danapugsley/ultimate-superbowl-party/

  9. Found some awesome super bowl ideas!
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  10. Great ideas & recipes for the Super Bowl.

    http://pinterest.com/n210ss/ultimate-super-bowl-party/

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