Game Day Chili Cheese FriesThe best way to celebrate Game Day? A heaping pile of chili cheese fries. This appetizer will score you major points!

 

Ingredients

• 16 oz. bag of frozen french fried potatoes
• 1 lb. ground Certified Hereford Beef
• 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
• 12 oz. bottle of chili sauce
• 1 package chili seasoning, mild or hot depending on taste preference
• 1/2 cup water
• 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
• 1 tbsp. yellow mustard
• 1/2 tsp. paprika
• 1/4 tsp. cumin
• Pinch of salt to taste
• 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
• 2 tbsp. chopped chives


Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Coat frozen french fries in paprika, cumin and salt. Bake in pre-heated oven 20 to 25 minutes until the fries are crisp and golden, turning half way through baking.
  • In a large pot over medium heat, crumble the ground beef until brown. Drain the excess grease.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, except the cheese and chives, to the ground beef mixture, bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Allow to simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Top the fries with the chili mixture. Top with shredded cheese and chives. Enjoy!

Source: American Hereford Association