This chili cheese fries recipe is easy with minimal prep and the cooking time and an absolute classic. There’s only one word to describe how good this recipe for Georgia Earle’s chili cheese fries is: “Awesome.” Brushing on a little extra Georgia Earle’s BBQ Sauce at the end of this recipe for chili cheese fries ensures awesome flavor with every bite. You’re going to want to keep a little extra Georgia Earle’s BBQ Sauce on the side of this recipe for chili cheese fries for dipping and even more amazing flavor with every bite.
- 1/2 a yellow onion, diced
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 14.5 oz can of fire roasted tomatoes
- 1/4 c Georgia Earle’s BBQ Sauce (+ additional for drizzling)
- 1 tbsp tomato paste
- 1 tbsp chili powder
- 1 1/2 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/4 tsp salt
- pinch of black pepper
- 1 bag frozen french fries
- 1 1/4 C cheese, shredded (cheddar and Colby jack)
- 2 tbsp scallions
- 1tbsp sour cream (optional)
- Sauté onion and garlic in 1 tbsp of olive oil, till onions are translucent and garlic fragrant. Drain off excess fat.
- Add onion and beef mixture back to pan. Pour in the can of roasted tomatoes and 1 tbsp tomato paste. Simmer on medium- high heat for 5 minutes.
- Season with 1 tbsp chili powder, 1 1/ 2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1.2 tsp salt, and pinch of pepper.
- Add 1/4 C Georgia Earle’s BBQ Sauce
- Let simmer for at least 15 minutes.
- While chili simmers, prepare french fries according to package.
- Preheat oven to broil.
- Pour cooked french fries on a foil or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Ladle 1 1/2 C of chili over the cooked french fries.
- Sprinkle shredded cheese over the top.
- Broil for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is completely melted.
- Garnish with scallions and sour cream (optional)
- Remove from oven, add scallions and a generous drizzle of Georgia Earle’s BBQ Sauce.