Daily Archives: August 24, 2014

Sloppy Joe chili fries

This recipe is brought to us from the latest Food Network Magazine.

The reason I latched onto this one when I found it is because it specifically calls for “pickled jalapenos” – I had been looking for dishes to add mine to.

That being said, no worries if you don’t have any – regular will do just fine.

Also, as I mentioned in my last post, my oven is currently on the fritz, so this was put together in a Dutch oven instead. I simply turned the fries around every once in awhile so the ones on the bottom didn’t get burned.


  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp chili powder, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tbsp packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/4 cup chopped mozzarella cheese
  • chopped cherry tomatoes, for garnish
  • chopped pickled jalapenos, for garnish

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