Air Fryer Loaded Taco Fries

While this recipe for air fryer taco fries was initially inspired by Taco Bell’s™ Nacho Fries, we got a little carried away and ended up creating something even better! Sure, these taco fries are healthier for you than the original recipe thanks to the air fryer, but they are also packed with Mexican spices and piled high with loads of delicious and savory nacho toppings. Top it all with our genius hack for amazingly simple spiced sour cream - don’t worry it’s delicious but not complicated, just add Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning to sour cream and pour it on everything. These air fryer taco fries are instant crowd-favorites, so be prepared to make this recipe a second time soon!
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35 Minutes Prep
35 Minutes Total
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8 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/3 cup sour cream
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 teaspoon Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 tablespoon Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 16 oz (4 cups) frozen French-fried potatoes (from 32-oz bag)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and diced (1/2 cup)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup diced tomato
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons sliced green onions (2 green onions)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Preparation
  1. In small bowl, mix Seasoned Sour Cream ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. In large bowl, mix oil and 1 tablespoon taco seasoning mix. Add frozen potatoes; toss to coat. Pour mixture into air fryer basket. Set to 400°F; cook 22 to 26 minutes or until crispy, shaking basket every 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer to microwavable serving plate. Top with cheese. Microwave uncovered on High 30 to 90 seconds or until cheese melts. Top with avocado, tomato, green onions and cilantro. Serve with seasoned sour cream.
Nutrition
8 servings

1 Serving Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 130);  Total Fat 14g  (Saturated Fat 5g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 20mg;  Sodium 170mg;  Total Carbohydrate 17g  (Dietary Fiber 2g,  Sugars 1g);  Protein 5g  

% Daily Value: Vitamin A  4%;  Vitamin C  6%;  Calcium 10%;  Iron  2%;  

Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 1/2 High-Fat Meat, 2 Fat