Cheese Steak Tacos With Buffalo Fries
How to make Cheese Steak Tacos With Buffalo Fries
22 oz bag of waffle fries
1/2 lb beef
1 packet of taco seasoning
1/2 yellow onion
2 tbsp vegetable oil
3/4 cup shredded cheddar
3/4 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
1 large tomato seeds taken out and diced 1 ripe avocado diced
1/2 cup chopped green onion Optional: sour cream for topping
Preheat oven to 400, spread waffles fries on a large, greased cookie sheet.
Make sure that fries is spread in one layer. Bake until golden and crispy.
While fries is baking: Heat up oil in a medium cooking pan, over medium heat, and saute diced yellow onions until translucent.
Add beef, breaking in up finely, and taco seasoning.
Mix well and cook until beef is fully done.
Once fries is cooked, transfer it to a smaller baking sheet, so it’s in one thick layer. (It’s okay for some to overlap here.)
Drain all the juice from cooked beef and spread it evenly over fries.
Spread cheeses over the top and bake for 5-7 minutes.
Take out and spread diced tomatoes, avocado and green onion over the top and add sour cream if desired.
Serve right away. ENJOY!
YIELD: 4 servings | SERVING SIZE: 1
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 550 | TOTAL FAT: 35g | SATURATED FAT: 12g | TRANS FAT: 0g | CHOLESTEROL: 60mg | SODIUM: 800mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 30g | FIBER: 4g | SUGAR: 3g | PROTEIN: 20g
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use frozen waffle fries instead of fresh ones?
Yes, you can use frozen waffle fries for this recipe. Just follow the baking instructions on the packaging to ensure they are crispy and golden.
Can I use a different type of meat instead of beef?
Absolutely! While the recipe calls for beef, you can substitute it with other proteins such as chicken, turkey, or even vegetarian alternatives like tofu or seitan to suit your dietary preferences.
Can I use a different type of cheese for the toppings?
Yes, you can use different types of cheese based on your preferences. While the recipe suggests shredded cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheese, you can experiment with other cheeses like Pepper Jack, Colby, or even a blend of different cheeses to add variety and flavor.
How spicy is the taco seasoning? Can I adjust the level of heat?
The heat level of the taco seasoning can vary depending on the brand and type you use. If you prefer milder flavors, you can choose a mild or medium taco seasoning or reduce the amount used.
Alternatively, if you enjoy spicier food, you can opt for a hot or extra spicy taco seasoning or add additional spices like chili powder or cayenne pepper.
Can I add other toppings to the tacos?
Absolutely! Feel free to get creative with your toppings. In addition to the diced tomatoes, avocado, and green onions mentioned in the recipe, you can add ingredients like salsa, jalapenos, lettuce, cilantro, or even a drizzle of hot sauce to customize your tacos to your liking.
Can I make this recipe vegetarian or vegan?
Yes, you can adapt this recipe to be vegetarian or vegan. For a vegetarian version, you can substitute the beef with plant-based alternatives like vegetarian ground meat, crumbled tofu, or cooked lentils.
For a vegan version, ensure that all the ingredients you use, including the taco seasoning, cheeses, and toppings, are vegan-friendly or plant-based alternatives.
Can I make the beef filling ahead of time?
Yes, you can prepare the beef filling ahead of time to save on cooking time. Simply cook the beef with the taco seasoning and onions, then refrigerate it in an airtight container. When ready to serve, reheat the beef on the stovetop or in the microwave and proceed with assembling the tacos.