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Once fall rolls around, my whole family gets very excited about football! In fact, getting ready for game day is something that I start doing weeks ahead of time. For example, I need to gear up with plenty of tasty snacks & drinks for all the game-watching parties at our house. Plus, in order to be prepared for all the spicy, tomato-based recipes of game day, I start using Nexium® 24HR to treat my frequent heartburn and allow me to enjoy every moment of the season! Today, I will be sharing the recipe for some delicious Loaded Chili Cheese Fries. Whether you are planning on doing some tailgating this season or hosting a game day party at your house, this recipe is sure to please a crowd!
Loaded Chili Cheese Fries
One thing I really love about Nexium® 24HR is that it keeps working even after my game day indulgences. Since it’s for frequent heartburn, it’s definitely in my medicine cabinet as football season rolls around. My husband and I love inviting our friends and family to gather at our house to watch the game. We all savor the yummy food, enjoy the great company and cheer on our favorite team! Are you excited about football season? With Nexium® 24HR on hand, you can get ready for tailgreatness, too!
Ready for the details on how to make these Loaded Chili Cheese Fries? If you love spicy, cheesy food, you will love this recipe! I started by scrubbing my potatoes to clean them!
I recently bought a vegetable crinkle cutter and it has changed my fry-making game! I love how it creates perfect little crinkles that are all uniform. I placed all the fries in a bowl of cold water to soak. I find that this step creates fries that are crispier after baking.
After soaking in cold water, I dried the potato crinkles and placed them on a baking sheet. I drizzled some extra virgin olive oil on top and sprinkled them with salt & pepper.
I put them in the oven to bake for about 45 minutes, pausing halfway to toss them around.
Meanwhile, it’s time to get started on the chili part of this recipe. I started by browning some ground beef on a frying pan. While the beef was cooking, I added all my spices to the beef.
I also gathered some of the other ingredients I will need for this recipe: black beans, tomato sauce, black olives and shredded cheese.
Once the beef was done cooking throughout, I added it to a pot with the tomato sauce and black beans. I simmered this over medium heat until the chili started to thicken a bit.
Once the fries were done baking, I took them out of the oven to cool just a bit. I love the gorgeous light brown color on the tips of the fries! That cold water soak step definitely results in crispier fries!
Next, I poured the chili over a pile of the crispy fries and sprinkled the shredded cheese on top. This goes back in the oven for 5 minutes for the cheese to melt! Trust me, this extra step is worth it! 🙂
After just a few minutes, the cheese is completely melted! Doesn’t this plate totally scream game day snack? This spicy, cheesy, beefy recipe is perfect for watching all those football games!
I have personally suffered from heartburn for many years, but I never wanted to give up the spicy, tomato-sauce-laden recipes of game day. With Nexium® 24HR* capsules on hand, I can still enjoy all of my favorite classic game day recipes!
Do you suffer from frequent heartburn? Nexium® 24HR* is for the treatment of frequent heartburn. This package of 42 capsules features three individual bottles, each of which has one 14-day course of treatment.
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Hosting game day parties is something I really enjoy about this time of year! With Nexium® 24HR on hand, I can get ready for tailgreatness and really savor each bite of classic game day recipes!
Look for Nexium® 24HR Capsules in the pharmacy section of your local Walmart store to get a great everyday value on these essentials of football season.
Want to print out this recipe to save for a later date? Here’s a printable version.
- 4 medium potatoes
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 pound ground beef
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- One 8-ounce can tomato sauce
- 1 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- One 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1. Wash and scrub the potatoes. Using a crinkle cutter, create crinkles from the potatoes.
- 2. Soak the crinkles in cold water for 20 minutes.
- 3. Dry the potatoes and place on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil.
- 4. Place the potatoes in a preheated oven at 400 degrees F for 45 minutes, pausing halfway to toss.
- 5. Meanwhile, cook the garlic and ground beef in a pan over medium heat until browned.
- 6. Place the cooked beef in a saucepan, along with the tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin, oregano and cayenne. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the chili mixture thickens.
- 7. When the potatoes are done cooking, place them on a serving plate and top with the chili.
- 8. Top with some shredded cheese and place back in the oven for 5 minutes to melt the cheese. Top with some black olives and serve immediately.
Nexium® 24HR is for the treatment of frequent heartburn. May take 1 to 4 days for full effect. Use as directed.