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Nacho Fries

These Nacho Fries are easy to make, homemade, comforting and put any fast food to shame in no time. It is made with a nacho sauce that once you taste it you know it is a winner that the whole family will enjoy and you would never know it is vegan. Everything comes together with pantry staples like potatoes, almond milk, jalapeños and taco seasoning that even pickiest eaters will eat.

Top view on the Nacho Fries in a large casserole dish.

Seriously fries are something for me that I could eat often.

No matter of thin, thick, or cut into wedges – they are always amazing like in this Animal Style Fries.

If you’re looking for other potato recipes like these Potato Cakes, the Sweet Potato Curry or the Loaded Potato Soup use the search bar for more inspiration.

Ingredients for these Nacho Fries assembled on a wooden board.

Showing fries mixed with spices in a mixing bowl and spread on a baking sheet.

Why you should try these Nacho Fries

Your family will love these fries, which are seriously so easy to make and satisfying.

These are homemade fries and the nacho sauce is also homemade with simple ingredients – no need for a store bought version.

Easier as it gets with step by step pictures. This is how you can expect an amazing result, before you’ve even tried them.

Showing the first steps in making the homemade Nacho sauce in a saucepan.

Showing how vegan cheese is mixed with the base white sauce in a saucepan.

It is not only about the fries, but you will see the Nacho sauce is absolutely the star of the show. Best thing is that you can use it for many more things, it is so versatile.

You can easily use your favorite toppings which makes it so interesting in many ways.

Seriously good tasting fast food that everyone will rave about it.

Extra spices are added to the Nacho sauce.

What’s in this Nacho Sauce

  • Almond milk
  • Flour
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Vegan cheese shreds
  • Hot sauce

First step in making the taco meat in a frying pan.

For the Nacho Fries

  • Potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Taco seasoning
  • Garlic powder

For the taco meat

  • Vegan ground beef
  • Olive oil
  • Taco seasoning

Ready taco meat in a frying pan and the fries ready from the oven.

For the toppings

  • Scallions
  • Vegan sour cream
  • Jalapeños
  • Fresh tomatoes

Assembling the Nacho Fries in a round casserole dish, starting with the fries and adding the Nacho sauce on top.

How to make Nacho Fries

Preheat oven to 410°F and set a baking sheet with parchment paper aside.

Wash and peel your potatoes, cut them finger thick and add them to a large bowl.

Add 2 Tbsp olive oil, 2 Tbsp taco seasoning, garlic powder, and season with a pinch salt and pepper. Mix everything with a spatula until well combined. Bake for 40 minutes, at half time around 20 minutes turn your fries.

Finally, taco meat and extra fresh toppings are added.

In the meantime prepare the Nacho sauce. Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a saucepan or casserole.

Add flour, slowly add almond milk and vegan cheese to that sauce. Finally add garlic powder and season with a pinch salt and pepper.

Cook until a thick and creamy consistency is reached. Turn temperature to very low so the sauce will be warm when serving with fries.

For the preparation of the taco meat, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a pan. Add vegan ground beef, fry for around 4 minutes and add taco seasoning, salt and pepper. Set aside.

Closeup of the ready Nacho Fries in a large dish.

By now the fries should be done. Serve them on plates or in bowls with a good amount of taco meat, Nacho sauce and toppings like scallions, vegan sour cream, jalapeños and tomatoes.

Toppings will last in the fridge for around 2 days. Leftover nacho sauce will last in the fridge for around 7 days and last but not least taco meat will remain good for 4 days.

Fries should be enjoyed always fresh from the oven, otherwise the taste will not as delicious as promised.

Collage of two pictures of the Nacho Fries with recipe title text.

If you try these Nacho Fries, tag me on Instagram or Facebook with pictures so I can see all your great remakes.

Cheers, Florian.

Top view on the Nacho Fries in a large casserole dish.

Nacho Fries

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

These Nacho Fries are easy to make, homemade, comforting and put any fast food to shame in no time. It is made with a nacho sauce that once you taste it you know it is a winner that the whole family will enjoy and you would never know it is vegan. Everything comes together with pantry staples like potatoes, almond milk, jalapeños and taco seasoning that even pickiest eaters will eat.

Ingredients

For the nacho fries

  • 4 lbs russet potatoes, cut finger thick and peeled
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • salt, pepper to taste

For the Nacho Sauce

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp flour (use gf If needed)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 5 oz vegan cheddar shreds
  • 1 dash hot sauce
  • salt, pepper to taste

For the taco meat:

  • 7 oz vegan ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • salt, pepper to taste

Toppings:

  • 2 Tbsp vegan sour cream
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup jalapeños, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 410°F and set a baking sheet with parchment paper aside.
  2. Wash and peel your potatoes, cut them finger thick and add them to a large bowl.
  3. Add 2 Tbsp olive oil, 2 Tbsp taco seasoning, garlic powder, and season with a pinch salt and pepper. Mix everything with a spatula until well combined. Bake for 40 minutes, at half time around 20 minutes turn your fries.
  4. In the meantime prepare the Nacho sauce. Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a saucepan or casserole.
  5. Add flour, slowly add almond milk and vegan cheese to that sauce. Finally add garlic powder and season with a pinch salt and pepper.
  6. Cook until a thick and creamy consistency is reached. Turn temperature to very low so the sauce will be warm when serving with fries.
  7. For the preparation of the taco meat, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a pan. Add vegan ground beef, fry for around 4 minutes and add taco seasoning, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  8. By now the fries should be done. Serve them on plates or in bowls with a good amount of taco meat, Nacho sauce and toppings like scallions, vegan sour cream, jalapeños and tomatoes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 2 cups
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 650Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 635mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 8gSugar: 2gProtein: 11g

 

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