Healthy Chili Cheese Fries | Mini Van Dreams #recipes #healthy #ticklemytastebuds

Healthy Chili Cheese Fries

Don’t fall into the trap of thinking you can’t have your favorite foods while eating better.  These healthy chili cheese fries pack a comfort-food punch and are only 411 calories for a HUGE serving.  Uh… hello.  You seriously can’t tell these are healthy.  The chili on top is to die for… and the best part easy, they are quick and easy to make.

Healthy Chili Cheese Fries | Mini Van Dreams #recipes #healthy #ticklemytastebuds

Healthy Chili Cheese Fries

A quick, delicious and HEALTHY version of your favorite comfort food - chili cheese fries with an "Cincinnati" twist.


  • 3-1/4 pounds potatoes washed and cut into 1/3 inch fries
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 large white OR yellow onion chopped
  • 1/2 large red onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tablespoon local honey
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 3 ounces reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced


  • In large bowl, add potatoes and warm water to cover potatoes completely. Set aside for 20 minutes to soak. Drain.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line two baking sheets with aluminum foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Arrange potatoes evenly, in a single layer, on both baking sheets.
  • Drizzle each pan with 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1/2 salt, and 1 teaspoon black pepper. Toss to coat.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Turn potatoes over. Cook additional 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in large skillet over medium-high heat, brown turkey until no longer pink. Add white OR yellow onion and continue cooking until onions are tender. Add garlic and remaining ingredients, except chicken broth and honey. Stir to combine.
  • Add chicken broth. Stir to incorporate. Reduce heat to medium-low and allow to simmer 8-10 minutes.
  • Add honey and stir until dissolved.
  • Distribute fries among plates. Top with chili, sour cream, red onions, cheese, and green onions.


Nutrition calculated using My Fitness Pal's recipe builder and is provided for information only. Please recalculate using your specific ingredients.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 428mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg
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  1. Those chili cheese fries look absolutely amazing!! I love cheese fries anyway and am glad there is a much healthier option. Thank you so much for sharing and also for hosting Tickle My Tastebuds. Have a great day!

  2. Ohhhh, looks so good! I love chili and I love cheesy fries – a happy marriage of both that won’t give me an instant heart attack?! Sign me up!

  3. First, your chili fries look wonderful, need to share with my grandson. On another note, I went back through some of my blog posts, to find linky parties I have featured in the past to help someone that is just getting started with parties and loves to share recipes, long story short, I am sharing your party with her. I think she might be interested in sharing the party to get her feet wet as she has never done one yet. Her Blog is Pleasures of the NW (.com)

    Thanks for hosting today!! Come and share on my WW Link is part of this post.

  4. Can’t wait to try those chili fries! All of your recipes look so great! I’ll be trying a few – at least!

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