Lone-Star Cheese Fries

Posted: October 12

Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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Take your fries and your tastebuds to cowboy country! Lone-Star Cheese Fries are coated in spicy, zesty taco seasoning and tangy ranch dressing and then draped in gooey melted Monterey Jack cheese for a lick-your-fingers-delicious side dish. With a sprinkling of bacon on top, Lone-Star Cheese Fries has everything you could ask for in a crispy, flavorful, savory accompaniment to your burgers and barbeque. These aren’t just crowd-pleasing, they’re crowd-amazing!


• 1 (32 ounce) bag seasoned frozen French fries • 1 cup ranch dressing • 1/2 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled • 1/2 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded


Step 1

Preheat the oven and bake the fries according to the package directions.

Step 2

Meanwhile, combine the ranch dressing and taco seasoning. Set the sauce aside.

Step 3

When the fries are done, turn off the oven but make sure to close the door to reserve the heat.

Step 4

Sprinkle the bacon and cheese over the top of the fries.

Step 5

Return the fries to the hot oven until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.

Step 6

Serve with the sauce mix for dipping.

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