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Crispy french fries topped with chorizo, grilled onions and melted cheese
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Chorizo French Fry Nachos

Crispy french fries topped with chorizo, grilled onions and two types of melted cheese.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Author Gerry Speirs

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large white onion cut into small dice
  • 1 1/2 pounds frozen french fries
  • 1 tube of Cacique Beef Chorizo 9oz
  • 3/4 - 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Cacique Queso Quesadilla cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Cacique Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/3 cup Cacique Crema Mexicana
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil on a pan and add the diced onions.
  • Cook on a medium heat until they start to caramelize and turn brown, about 20 minutes.
  • Lay the frozen french fries on a large baking tray and cook as per the manufacturers instructions.
  • In another pan, cook the chorizo and ground beef together, drain any grease that may appear leaving only the meat.
  • Make the chipotle crema by adding the chipotle powder and cumin to the crema and stirring until combined. Set aside.
  • Once the french fries are cooked, adjust the oven temperature to 425 degrees F.
  • Center the french fries in the middle of the baking tray and arrange the chorizo all over the fries.
  • Top with the diced onion and both types of grated cheese.
  • Place back in the oven and bake for about 5 minutes and the cheese has fully melted.
  • Drizzle the crema over the melted cheese and sprinkle with the chopped cilantro.
  • Serve at once on the baking tray.