Hearty roast tops fried potato slices for a unique and mouth-watering treat in these Roast and Potato Nachos.
This is the Encore Dish to that super easy Two Pack Slow Cooker Roast.
A little planning can save you a lot of time in the kitchen
and a lot of money that you won’t have to spend going through the drive through.
If you don’t know what my Encore Dish is check here.
I really don’t know how these Roast and Potato Nachos were born, but
it seems logical, right?
I don’t know why it hasn’t come to me before.
Cook the fries per package instructions for baking in oven.
I wrapped the roast in heavy aluminium foil and heated it in the oven while the fries were cooking.
Heat it first, then shred it and the roast will stay moist.
I layered the waffle fries on a platter topping it with shredded roast then cheddar cheese and green onions.
I put it all back in the oven to melt the cheese.
Roast and Potato Nachos (Encore Dish for Roast)
Author: Paula Jones
Serves: 4 servings
- 1 bag waffle fries (22 oz)
- 2 cup shredded Slow Cooker Roast (or 2 Pack Slow Cooker Roast or Easier Than Takeout Slow Cooker Roast)
- 1-2 cup brown gravy
- 2 cup shredded cheese (I used a cheddar/Colby combination, use your favorite)
- 3 Tablespoons green onions (You could also use diced yellow or red onions)
- Optional: sautéed green or red peppers, caramelized onions
- 4 Tablespoon vegetable shortening (you can also add fat from the roast)
- 4 Tablespoon self-rising flour
- 2 cup liquid from roast, beef stock, or water
- salt and pepper to taste.
- Preheat oven per instructions on bag of fries. Bake fries according to package. While fries are cooking, place roast in foil and heat in oven. Next, prepare gravy. Layer fries, roast, gravy, then optional toppings. Cover with cheese and place back in oven until cheese melts. Serve immediately.
- Heat a skillet on medium high. Add shortening (or fat) to the skillet and melt. Add flour, stir and cook 2 minutes until flour is lightly browned. Add salt and pepper (I use about ½ tsp each, but add to your liking) then add liquid. (Obviously, the roast broth or beef stock will add more flavor.) Stir and cook until gravy begins to get thick. Serve immediately over Roast and Potato Nachos.
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