Comfort food does not have to be high in calories and fat. This is an alternative to french fries. Instead of heavy oils and grease, oven baked fries are much better. As a bonus, they are healthier too.

I have made these with veggie burgers too. My friend’s children love these and prefer them to fast food french fries.

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OVEN BAKED FRENCH FRIES
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
This easy side dish of oven baked french fries is a perfect healthy alternative. I serve these with malt vinegar when I make fish and chips, or grilled burgers (both beef and turkey).
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 173 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 large Russet potatoes (peeled cut into strips and/or wedges)
  • 4 tsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Malt vinegar or ketchup (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Cut potatoes into ½ inch strips or wedges.

  3. In a small bowl add potatoes, canola oil, seasonings, and toss.

  4. Place the potatoes on the baking sheet and bake 15 minutes.

  5. Flip potatoes over and bake 10 more minutes or until desired tenderness or crispiness.
  6. After potatoes are done dab with a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.
  7. Flavor with malt vinegar or ketchup and serve hot.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes: 4 servings

Serving size is about: 1/4 of recipe

Each serving = 6 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
OVEN BAKED FRENCH FRIES
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.9g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.4g 2%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Potassium 764mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Sugars 2.5g
Protein 3.3g 7%
Calcium 1%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

2 Comments

    • Cathy Rockwell Reply

      Absolutely Stephanie! They are much healthier and delicious.

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