Loaded Curly Fries with Gouda Cheese Sauce
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
Curly Fries
  • 2 Russet Potatoes, peeled
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Gouda Cheese Sauce
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk (2% suggested)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1½ cups Gouda cheese, hand shredded (do not buy pre-shredded)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Suggested toppings for fries
  • 4-5 bacon stripes, cooked
  • 3-4 tbsp green onions
  • jalapenos, if desired
Instructions
Curly Fries
  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Lay parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  2. Spiralize potatoes with tool of choice. Add raw curly fries to a bowl, and mix with olive oil, and spices. Coat well.
  3. Lay fries in a flat layer on baking sheet. May need 2 baking sheets, or need to bake in 2 batches. Cook for 10 minutes. Flip fries. and cook another 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat, and add salt and pepper. Allow to cool 2 minutes.
Gouda Cheese Sauce:
  1. To a medium saucepan, add butter on medium heat. Melt butter, and add in flour. Mix well with a whisk until combined. Gradually whisk in milk, and stir 4-5 minutes until milk has thickened. Remove pan from heat, and stir in cheese. Mix constantly until all cheese had melted into a sauce. Serve immediately.
Toppings
  1. Layer your loaded fries with cheese, bacon, and any additional desired toppings - enjoy!
Recipe by Casa de Crews at http://www.casadecrews.com/2017/01/loaded-curly-fries-gouda-cheese-sauce.html