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baked fries with garlic cheese sauce

BAKED FRIES WITH GARLIC CHEESE SAUCE

Crispy baked fries served with a creamy, velvety cheese, this is one Weight Watchers recipe that will have you jumping for joy. Now you can savor one of your favorite junk foods with this healthier version, and feel not an ounce of guilt.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 167 kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 medium sized gold potatoes (washed and dried)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat milk
  • 3 tbsp reduced fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat Mexican style cheese (shredded)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Slice potatoes into french fry-shape strips. Place in a bowl and toss with the egg whites.
  3. Season with salt.
  4. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper, and spray with nonfat cooking spray.
  5. Remove fries from bowl, gently shaking off any excess dripping egg white, and place onto prepared baking sheet.
  6. Place in oven and bake for about 10 minutes. Then remove the baking sheet from the oven, and carefully remove the parchment paper, sliding the fries directly onto the baking sheet.
  7. Place back into the oven and bake for about 30-35 minutes, or until the fries are golden brown and crispy on the outside, but soft on the inside. Make sure to toss the fries around about every 8 minutes to ensure even crisping.
  8. To make cheese sauce, place milk, cream cheese, garlic and shredded cheese into a small sauce pan and set over medium heat. Stir constantly until all cheese is melted and combined. If sauce is too thick, you can thin in out using some additional milk, adding tablespoon by tablespoon as necessary to achieve desired consistency.
  9. Serve fries with cheese sauce drizzled over them or on the side for dipping.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 1 ½ cup fries, and 3 tbsp cheese sauce

Each serving = 6 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
BAKED FRIES WITH GARLIC CHEESE SAUCE
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2.1g 11%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Potassium 739mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 29.2g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Sugars 3.8g
Protein 6.3g 13%
Calcium 4%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.