Cheat Day Indulgences: Loaded Fries
If there’s one thing we all look forward to on a cheat day, it’s indulging in some mouthwatering, cheesy, and oh-so-satisfying loaded fries. These fries are the perfect guilty pleasure, a treat that’s simply irresistible.
- 4 large russet potatoes
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup crispy bacon bits
- 1/4 cup sliced green onions
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by washing and scrubbing the russet potatoes thoroughly. Leave the skins on for that rustic feel.
- Cut the potatoes into thin strips, like traditional French fries.
- Heat a deep fryer or a large pot of oil to 350°F (175°C).
- Fry the potato strips in batches until they are golden brown and crispy. Remove them from the oil and drain on paper towels.
- Sprinkle the hot fries with salt and pepper to taste.
- Now comes the fun part. Layer the crispy fries with shredded cheddar cheese and crispy bacon bits.
- Place the loaded fries under a broiler for a minute or two until the cheese is bubbling and gooey.
- Top them off with sliced green onions and a dollop of sour cream.
- Serve your cheat day indulgence immediately while it’s hot and gooey!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Loaded fries are the ultimate cheat day treat. Crispy fries smothered in cheese, bacon, and all the fixings – what more could you ask for?
Nutrition Information: Calories per serving – 540 calories, Fat – 32g, Carbohydrates – 46g, Protein – 15g
Cheat day or not, these loaded fries are a taste sensation that’s worth every bite. Whether you’re enjoying them as a side dish or making them the star of the show, you’re in for a flavor-packed, indulgent treat that’ll satisfy all your cravings. So, go ahead and dig into this delightful cheat day indulgence – you’ve earned it!