This Emerald Isle Dipping Sauce (Pacho Sauce!) will magically disappear before your eyes. Add some cheese fries and you have the ultimate indulgence. This is the best fry sauce ever!

Cheesy Fries with Emerald Isle Sauce

I grew up spending my birthday dinners at Kelly O Bryan's. If you haven't heard of it, it's one of those family restaurants that give you a free meal on your birthday. Not exactly fancy but I can't help but love it. Actually, what I love is their Pachos. Seriously, they're the best things EVER.

Pachos are waffle fries that are covered in melted cheddar cheese, sprinkled with green onions, and served with a magical fry sauce called Emerald Isle Sauce.

The only problem with going to the restaurant is that they never give you enough pacho sauce. When you make them at home that is never a problem!

Cheesy Fries with Emerald Isle Sauce

If you've never had Pachos, don't worry, with this recipe you can easily make your own. I have to warn you though: they are VERY hard to stop eating. I *might* have made a whole batch of this Emerald Isle Dipping Sauce three days ago and it *might* already be gone. Don't judge me till you try it! The original recipe is made with waffle fries, but curly fries are just as delicious.

The dipping sauce that is served with Pachos is officially called Emerald Isle Sauce, but anyone I know refers to it simply as Pacho Sauce. This Pacho Sauce Recipe comes from Mama Wheel and it was her mother who is the genius who created the recipe. So please stop by Mama Wheel and thank her mother for letting us all eat Pachos whenever we feel like it!

Cheesy Fries with Emerald Isle Sauce is the best fry sauce ever!

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A pacho waffle fry being dipped into Emerald Isle Dipping Sauce

Pachos with Emerald Isle Dipping Sauce Recipe

This Emerald Isle Dipping Sauce will magically disappear before your eyes. Add some cheese fries and you have the ultimate indulgence. This is the best fry sauce ever!

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Ingredients

  • 1 package waffle or curly fries, gluten-free, if needed
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions, sliced into rounds

Emerald Isle Sauce

  • 1 ½ cups Miracle Whip, DO NOT use Hellman's as it won't taste the same
  • 1 ½ tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground basil
  • ½ teaspoon ground tarragon
  • teaspoon ground pepper
  • teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions 

  • Cook the package of fries according to package directions. When the fries are finished cooking remove them from the oven and sprinkle them with cheddar cheese. Return them to the oven for about 2 minutes, or until the cheese has melted.
    1 package waffle or curly fries, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
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  • While the fries are cooking, prepare the sauce. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Mix until well combined. Store in a covered jar in the fridge until ready to use.
    1 ½ cups Miracle Whip, 1 ½ tablespoons prepared yellow mustard, ¼ cup white vinegar, ½ cup granulated sugar, ½ teaspoon ground basil, ½ teaspoon ground tarragon, ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper, ⅛ teaspoon salt, ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
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  • To serve the pachos, pile the fries on a large plate layering them with green onions. Serve the Emerald Isle Sauce on the side.
    3 green onions
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Serving: 1 serving = ¼ of the recipe, Calories: 410kcal, Carbohydrates: 60g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 23mg, Sodium: 1292mg, Potassium: 373mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 35g, Vitamin A: 303IU, Vitamin C: 6mg, Calcium: 127mg, Iron: 1mg
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