Taco Bell Nacho Fries (Copycat Recipe)

November 18, 2021

These homemade copycat Taco Bell Nacho Fries will be addictive with their delicious nacho cheese dip.

Taco Bell Nacho Fries is a dish that can be prepared plain or with ground beef. The original recipe is served with nacho cheese sauce, sour cream or pico de gallo. This delicious dish can be enhanced with cheese, jalapeno and spices.

You can make these irresistible french fries from Taco Bell at home. Try this completely homemade and practical copycat recipe. Bon Appetit.

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Taste Score: %90
Difficulty Easy
Servings 6 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 30 mins
Total 45 mins

Tips

  • You can use russet potatoes, yukon gold, red potatoes or sweet potatoes for this recipe.
  • After peeling the potatoes, put them in cold water to prevent them from getting brown.
  • You can also fry the potatoes without peeling them.
  • For the cheese sauce, you can use sour cream or whole milk instead of yogurt.
  • You can also use pureed jalapeno pepper instead of jalapeno sauce for nacho cheese sauce,
  • Fry the spices. Heat a dry skillet over medium-high heat. This makes the spices taste better.
  • Serve these french fries with jalapeno peppers, onions, sour cream, guacamole, or pico de gallo.
  • You can use cayenne pepper and cumin instead of taco seasoning.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Peel and wash the potatoes. Then dry with a paper towel. Cut the potatoes into ½ inch thick slices.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the toaster or put in the oven.
  3. Fry the potatoes for 20 minutes at 400 ºF until the potatoes turn golden.
  4. While the potatoes are browning, mix the spices in a bowl.
  5. After the potatoes are fried, put them on a tray. Add some olive oil and spices to it. Toss all the fries.
  6. Put the fries back in the oven/fryer and fry for another 3-5 minutes.
  7. Mix ½ cup of greek yoghurt, 1 tablespoon of jalapeno sauce, butter and cheddar cheese in a bowl. Cook the sauce on low heat until the cheese melts.
  8. Then serve the fries with Nacho cheese sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Taco Bell Nacho Fries
Serves 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories411
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.2 g36.2%
Cholesterol 45 mg15%
Sodium 832 mg36.2%
Protein 13.9 g27.8%
Potassium 509 mg10.8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

How to Make Nacho Fries Supreme?

Taco Bell Nacho Fries Supreme is prepared by adding ground beef to Nacho Fries. Additional ingredients required for this recipe are:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup of salsa
  • 1 onion

Directions:

  1. Cut 1 pound of russet potatoes into thin slices. In a large saucepan, add olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the potatoes to the pot. Fry the potatoes.
  2. While frying the potatoes, add the ground beef and onion to a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook until the meat is browned and the onions are tender. Drain excess oil.
  3. Process spices in a food processor or grinder. Then add the salsa and seasonings to the pot and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. When you take the potatoes from the stove, put them on a paper towel and remove excess oil. Add cheddar cheese to it and mix.
  5. Then pour the ground beef over the potatoes and serve it hot.

What To Serve with Nacho Fries?

Nacho Fries are perfect for a party or celebration snack. It can also be served with meat dishes for dinner. It can also be served with salsa sauce, pico de gallo, scallions or sour cream.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Nacho Fries:

How to Store Nacho Fries?

You can store these fries and nachos in the refrigerator for about four days. If you want to store the ground nacho fries, put the potatoes, nacho sauce, and ground beef in separate bags. Then put it in the fridge.

It is not recommended to store this frying recipe in the freezer. If you want to reheat the Nacho Fries, you can use the microwave or oven. You can heat it for about 3-5 minutes at 325 °F.

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