Chili Cheese Tots

Sonic Drive Thru is a restaurant chain known to many, and in no small part thanks to their chili cheese tots. Tots slathered in chili and cheese sauce might seem out of reach for anyone following a low carb, low glycemic load plan, but think again.

These tots are not only induction friendly, they’re gluten-free. And at less than half of the carbs of the Sonic chili Cheese Tots, you can enjoy guilt-free knowing you’re getting in your vegetable, dairy and your meat groups.

Go for it. You know you want to.

Chili Cheese Tots

6-9 Prepared cauli tots (recipe here)
1/4 cup Chili (recipe here)
1/4 cup Cheese sauce (recipe here)

Layer 6-9 tots in the bottom of a bowl. Spoon 1/4 cup chili and 1/4 cup of the cheese sauce over the top. Can garnish with added onions, sour cream, you name it! (Adjust nutritional values for added toppings).

Nutritional Information per serving for 6 chili cheese tots: Calories: 291, Carbohydrates: 8.6g, Fiber 3g: Net Carbohydrates: 5.6g, Protein: 16.5 g Fat: 30 g

Nutritional Information per serving for 9 chili cheese tots: Calories: 310, Carbohydrates: 11g, Fiber 3g: Net Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 19.5g, Fat:  32.5g

Compared to Sonic Tots (Comp. to med, 9 tots recipe above): Calories: 370, Carbohydrates: 26g, Fiber 3g: Net Carbohydrates: 23g, Protein: 12 g Fat: 27 g

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Comments

  1. I made this over the weekend (I know it’s an old post) but my fiance told me it was too good to be low carb. There weren’t even any leftovers!

  2. Made a yummy dinner! The chili is extraordinary!

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