Loaded Nacho Fries

Loaded Nacho Fries
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You’ll love our loaded nacho fries that taste just like Taco Bell’s, but even better! 😊 These delicious ground beef nacho fries come packed with lean ground beef, rich cheese sauce, crispy lettuce, and juicy tomatoes. The best part? You can serve this delightful dinner straight from the baking tray, and it’s gluten-free!

This recipe is sure to become a family favorite in no time, with everyone asking for it time and time again! Making these nacho fries at home lets you save time, and money, and customize the dish to suit everyone’s taste buds.

Join us as we guide you through each step to create this scrumptious dinner meal, all in under 30 minutes!

Loaded Nacho Fries

Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 18 mins | Total Time: 28 mins | Servings: 6 people


  1. medium-size skillet
  2. stir spoon
  3. baking pan
  4. medium-sized saucepan
  5. measuring cups and spoons
  6. whisk
  7. cutting board
  8. chefs knife


  • 1 pound crinkle-cut frozen french fries ✅
  • 1 pound lean ground beef ✅
  • 1 packet of gluten-free taco seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 2 medium Roma tomatoes, diced

Cheese sauce

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin ✅
  • 2 teaspoons gluten-free flour or cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend ✅


  1. Preheat the oven. Preheat the oven per the french fry package instructions, most likely 425°F.
  2. ⭐️Bake french fries. Pour the fries onto the baking sheet. Bake per package instructions.
  3. 1 pound crinkle cut frozen french fries
  4. ⭐️Brown the beef. Add the beef to the skillet. Break apart and cook until browned. Drain then add back to the skillet. Add taco seasoning per package instructions.
  5. 1 pound lean ground beef,1 packet gluten-free taco seasoning

Cheese Sauce

  1. ⭐️Make the cheese sauce. In a medium saucepan, whisk together milk and cumin, and heat until the edges just start to bubble. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Add the cheese, whisking until smooth. Turn the heat down to low and stir occasionally until the french fries are done.
  2. 1/2 cup milk,1/2 teaspoon cumin,2 teaspoons gluten-free flour or cornstarch,3/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  3. Layer the toppings onto the fries. When the fries come out of the oven, carefully top with the taco meat, cheese sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, and any additional toppings. Serve immediately.
    1 cup shredded lettuce,2 medium Roma tomatoes, diced


Additional Toppings

  • Shredded cheese, Guacamole, Jalapeno peppers, Sour cream, Onions, Beans, Salsa
  • CCK Features both Gluten-Free Guidance and Kids Cooking Instructions: If you’re new to eating gluten-free we understand it’s overwhelming trying to figure out which foods may contain gluten and which ones don’t. All of our gluten-free recipes marked with this symbol ✅ represent foods that need to be checked for gluten or cross-contamination.
  • The ⭐️ symbol in the recipe below denotes the steps in which kid cooks may need a helper (depending on age). If there is no ⭐️ symbol, that step (or recipe) doesn’t require a helper.


Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1000mg | Potassium: 695mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 907IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 4mg

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About the Author: Jenny Kristy

Spice Seeker, Recipe Weaver, Nomad Chef |With a passport bursting with stamps and a pantry overflowing with global spices, Jenny Kristy isn't just a cook, she's a culinary nomad. Her travels fuel her passion, transforming exotic flavors into recipes that tantalize and transport. She weaves magic in her kitchen, sharing her adventures through meals that whisper of Marrakesh markets and Tuscan trattorias. From teaching sushi to whipping up Moroccan masterpieces, Jenny ignites wanderlust and connects cultures, one delicious bite at a time.

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