From-Scratch Oven Fries
From-Scratch Oven Fries requires around 1 hour from start to finish. This side dish has 165 calories, 4g of protein, and 4g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 4. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, fodmap friendly, whole 30, and vegan diet. If you have baking potatoes, table salt, vegetable oil, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. This recipe is typical of American cuisine.
Rinse potatoes in cold water.
Drain and pat dry. Toss together potatoes, oil, and salt in a large bowl.
Place a lightly greased wire rack in a jelly-roll pan. Arrange potatoes in a single layer on wire rack.
Bake at 450 for 40 to 45 minutes or until browned.
Serve immediately with ketchup, if desired.
Try These Twists! Three more ways to enjoy our From-Scratch Oven Fries.
Buffalo Oven Fries: Omit salt. Toss 2 tsp. mesquite seasoning, 1 tsp. hot sauce, 1/2 tsp. celery salt, and 1/2 tsp. garlic powder with potatoes and vegetable oil; bake as directed.
Serve with Blue Cheese Dip and bottled hot wing sauce, if desired.
Per serving (including 2 tbsp. blue cheese dip; not including wing sauce): Calories 211; Fat 8g (sat 8g, mono 3g, poly 4g); Protein 2g; Carb 4g; Fiber 1g; Chol 5mg; Iron 5mg; Sodium 537mg; Calc 44mg
Italian-Parmesan Oven Fries: Toss 2 tsp. freshly ground Italian seasoning with potato mixture, and bake as directed.
Sprinkle warm fries with 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese.
Serve with warm Easy Marinara Sauce, if desired.
Note: We tested with McCormick Italian Herb Seasoning Grinder.
Per serving (including 1/4 cup marinara sauce): Calories 258; Fat 7g (sat 2g, mono 8g, poly 3g); Protein 4g; Carb 6g; Fiber 3g; Chol 3mg; Iron 3mg; Sodium 489mg; Calc 95mg
Spicy Cheese Oven Fries: Toss a pinch of ground red pepper with potato mixture, and bake as directed.
Sprinkle with 1/3 cup (1 1/2 oz.) shredded reduced-fat pepper Jack cheese.
Bake 1 more minute or until cheese is melted.
Serve with ketchup, if desired.
Per serving (not including ketchup): Calories 184; Fat 9g (sat 9g, mono 8g, poly 3g); Protein 3g; Carb 9g; Fiber 2g; Chol 8mg; Iron 5mg; Sodium 230mg; Calc 83mg