Saturday, June 16, 2018

Bacon Fries

Bacon makes everyguthing taste better

16 - 24 oz. frozen or homemade french fries
2 - 3 T.  olive oil
1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, granulated garlic
Non stick cooking spray
Pinch of red pepper flakes
1  - 1  1/2 c. each:  lite shredded cheddar or colby cheese, crumbled cooked bacon

Preheat oven to 450' F.

Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.

In a cup combine oil, salt, pepper and spices. Mix well.

Combine fries and oil mixture in a mixing bowl, toss to coat.

Arrange french fries on baking sheet, put fries in oven and bake for 30 min. or until golden brown.

Halfway through cooking, remove fries from oven and flip fries over if possible to cook on other side. 

While fries are cooking, heat skillet to medium high heat. Lower heat to medium heat add bacon. 

Cook on 1 side for a few minutes. Cook on other side for a few minutes more to desired doneness. Drain excess fat from bacon on a paper towel lined plate.

Remove fries from oven and place on a plate.

Sprinkle cheese over the fries and place in the microwave. 

Microwave on high for 1 - 2 minutes or until cheese melts. 

Crumble bacon over cheese fries.

Serves 4.

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