Thursday, July 30, 2009

Bacon Cheese Fries... Or Are They?

This Quick Cooking recipe from Taste of Home isn't really what it sounds like. It seems like it should be a finger food, is even referenced as a finger food, but is in reality a casserole-type dish. Here you go:

Bacon Cheese Fries
Quick Cooking

"These tempting potatoes are one finger food I can make a meal of," informs Marilyn Dutkus of Laguna Beach, California. "Quick to fix, they're a hit at parties and as a snack. Ranch dressing is a tasty alternative to sour cream."

CATEGORY: Appetizer
TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

1 package (32 ounces) frozen French fried potatoes
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon
Ranch salad dressing

Cook French fries according to package directions.
Place fries on a broiler-proof dish or platter.
Sprinkle with cheese, onions and bacon.
Broil for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Serve with ranch dressing.
Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutrition Facts
One serving:(1 each)
Calories: 218 Fat:11 g Saturated Fat:4 g Cholesterol: 14 mg Sodium:180 mg Carbohydrate: 25 g Fiber:2 g Protein:6 g

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