My husband and I really enjoy going to Bar Trivia, and used to go all the time before we had our son. Now that we have a little one at home, we try to go a few times a month. One place we love going, TJ’s, has the best bar food ever. My husband loves their cheese fries, as do I, and we always order them. Served with delicious homemade ranch, they are so good, but so unhealthy. I wanted to find a recipe that was a little healthier (still not healthy), and just as tasty. I turned to one of my favorite food blogs, Budget Bytes, and she had a great looking recipe! I was super excited to try it because it was cheap, easy, and looked to be mouth watering.
I had my husband do most of the prep work while I was putting my son to bed, so I didn’t get photos of the whole cooking process. I decided I wouldn’t even take a final picture, but then once I tried the fries I had to document them! They are so good, I don’t want anyone missing out! The spices are a really awesome combo and make the fries super delicious and the corn starch really helps them crisp up (and these are baked, not fried). From now on I will use this recipe while making any oven fries, even without the cheese. I bet the spice blend would be delicious on sweet potato fries as well. The original recipe calls for sour cream to be served with the fries, but I highly suggest homemade ranch. There is nothing better than ranch to go along with cheesy fries!
Also, if you are a fan of bacon on fries, you could easily throw on some cooked bacon on the top!
Recipe adapted from Budget Bytes