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Blue Cheese French Fries

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A very rich creamy way to dress up French fries."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 436 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Spread French fries in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly golden and crisp, 24 to 34 minutes.
  3. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat; cook and stir until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels, reserving some of the bacon grease in the skillet. Slice into 1/4-inch strips.
  4. Stir butter into the bacon grease and set skillet over medium heat; add scallions and garlic. Cook and stir until scallions are soft and browning, about 5 minutes. Add blue cheese; cook and stir with a spatula until cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in half-and-half until sauce is smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 2 minutes.
  5. Arrange fries on a plate and drizzle sauce over fries. Sprinkle bacon strips on top.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Milk can be used in place of the half-and-half, but the sauce will be thinner.
  • Sweet onion can be used in place of the scallions, if desired.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The directions for the fries are based on the particular brand mentioned. Follow instructions on the package if using a different brand.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 436 calories; 23 g fat; 48.1 g carbohydrates; 11.2 g protein; 42 mg cholesterol; 416 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I detest blue cheese but my husband is a fan so I made these for him. My 5 star rating is based off of his reaction to the fries. I had my hands full with last minute things for the rest of the ...