Loaded Chili Cheese Fries

Recipe posted in: Nutrisystem Food Hacks, Lunches, Dinners, Appetizers, Main Courses, Sides, Snacks
Nutrisystem chili cheese fries recipe

When you’re craving Chili Cheese Fries, absolutely nothing else will do. From the crunch of the fries to the tang of the chili, they’re the perfect meal.

Craving this fair food favorite? You’re in luck! We’ve come up with a lightened-up recipe that won’t derail your meal plan.

To whip up these Chili Cheese Fries, you’ll need one russet potato, olive oil, one container of Nutrisystem Chili with Beans and low-fat cheddar cheese. Learn how to make this simple, 4-ingredient meal with our easy step-by-step directions below!

How to Make Easy Loaded Chili Cheese Fries

Step 1: Grab a plate and gather your four ingredients.

a yellow plate

Step 2: Prepare the fries. To make fries, cut a peeled russet potato into fry-shaped sticks. Coat them with olive oil and place them on a baking sheet or air fryer basket. If you’re using the oven, bake at 450°F for 35-45 minutes. If using an air fryer, cook at 350°F for 20-25 minutes, until golden and crisp.

french fries on a yellow plate

Step 3: In the meantime, cook Nutrisystem® Chili with Beans according to package directions. Pour the chili onto the fries.

Nutrisystem Chili with Beans on french fries

Step 4: Sprinkle low-fat cheddar cheese on top of the chili fries.

cheddar cheese on chili fries

 Step 5: Bake or microwave the Loaded Chili Cheese Fries until the cheese has melted.

Loaded Chili Cheese Fries

Step 6: Enjoy your Loaded Chili Cheese Fries with your weight loss partner, or save the extras for another meal tomorrow!

person eating Loaded Chili Cheese Fries

This recipe makes two servings. Each serving is 333 calories. On the Nutrisystem program? Log half of this recipe as two SmartCarbs, one PowerFuel and one Extra.

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*Please note that all air fryers cook differently. Before trying any recipe, always refer to the manufacturer safety instructions provided with your specific air fryer.

Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 333

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 SmartCarbs, 1 PowerFuel and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 1 russet potato, peeled
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 container Nutrisystem® Chili with Beans
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese, low fat

Directions:

  1. To make fries, cut potato into fry-shaped sticks. Coat with oil and place on a baking sheet or air fryer basket.
  2. If you're using the oven, bake at 450°F for 35-45 minutes, until golden and crisp. If using an air fryer, cook at 350°F for 20-25 minutes, until golden and crisp.
  3. In the meantime, cook Nutrisystem® Chili with Beans according to package directions.
  4. Top fries with chili and cheese and bake/microwave until cheese has melted.
  5. *Please note that all air fryers cook differently. Before trying any recipe, always refer to the manufacturer safety instructions provided with your specific air fryer.
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