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Vegan bean chilli fries served in a dish

Vegan bean chilli fries

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4 as a side

Treat family and friends to Mexican-inspired loaded fries. This plant-based dish is great for entertaining, whether for a movie night or party

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving


  • 400g frozen French fries
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ½ lime , juiced, plus wedges to serve
  • ½ finely chopped small red onion
  • 1 finely chopped tomato
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • ½ tbsp chipotle paste
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • 400g can mixed beans , drained
  • ½ 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • ½ chopped small bunch of coriander
  • 2 tbsp dairy-free crème fraîche
  • 2 tbsp crispy fried onions


  • STEP 1

    Cook the French fries following pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the onion for 10 mins. Prepare the guacamole by mashing the avocado and mixing in the lime juice, red onion and chopped tomato.

  • STEP 2

    Add the garlic, chipotle paste, ground cumin and ground coriander to the onions, which should be softened and translucent. Fry for 1 min, then tip in the mixed beans and the chopped tomatoes. Simmer for 10 mins, then stir in most of the coriander and season. Tip the fries into a bowl and top with the bean chilli, guacamole, crème fraîche and crispy fried onions. Scatter over the remaining coriander and serve with lime wedges.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2020


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