Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Lightly spray a large rimmed baking pan with nonstick spray. Spread fries evenly on prepared pan. Spray with nonstick spray. Bake for 18 to 19 minutes or until crispy, turning halfway through.
This is a Canadian-inspired dish with an Italian twist: tomato basil sauce.
Servings and Ingredients
|1 1 (28-oz.) bag frozen Hy-Vee steak fries|
|2 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil|
|1 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter|
|1 medium white onion, chopped|
|2 tbsp. refrigerated basil paste|
|1 tsp. minced garlic|
|1 lbs. Hy-Vee Signature Butcher Block Blend ground beef|
|1 tsp. kosher salt|
|½ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper|
|1 (26.5-oz.) bottle Gustare Vita tomato basil pasta sauce|
|2 c. white Cheddar cheese curds|
|⅓ c. red and/or yellow cherry tomatoes, halved|
|Fresh basil, for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
- Large rimmed baking pan
- Large saucepan
Heat oil and butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in basil paste and garlic; cook for 30 seconds.
Add ground beef, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes over medium-high heat or until browned, stirring occasionally to break into crumbles. Drain and discard drippings. Stir in pasta sauce. Simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until thickened.
Divide fries among 8 serving dishes. Top with cheese curds, ground beef mixture, and tomatoes. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 43g
- Cholesterol: 105mg
- Sodium: 1360mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 26g
- Protein: 24g