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Carne Asada Fries

You don't have to travel to San Diego to indulge in Carne Asada fries! Just use carne asada leftovers and quality store-bought frozen fries. Top it with cheese, sour cream, guacamole, onions, and tomatoes and enjoy it!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Party Favorites, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carne asada, carne asada fries, French fries, party favorite
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 1440kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced carne asada
  • 1 tomato diced small
  • 1/2 red onion diced small
  • 3 tbsps cilantro diced small
  • 2 tbsps cotija cheese shredded
  • 16 oz frozen fries
  • 2 tbsps sour cream
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 lime quartered
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven and bake fries per instructions on the bag.
  • Dice the carne asada and other ingredients.
  • Cut the avocado into small pieces, squeeze one quarter of lime and season with salt and pepper. With a fork, smash the avocado into guacamole.
  • When the fries are done, place carne asada on the same baking sheet and warm it up for another 2-3 minutes. You can top fries with cheese if you prefer.
  • Remove fries, carne asada and cheese out of oven and put into a serving container.
  • Top it with tomatoes, onions, sour cream, guacamole, cilantro and cotija cheese.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 1440kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 77g | Fat: 91g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 230mg | Sodium: 1830mg | Potassium: 2429mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1412IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 575mg | Iron: 9mg