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Garlic Fries

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Tossing the fries in butter and garlic after cooking makes them unbelievably rich and a treat for both kids and adults. Younger children may prefer the fries without the garlic mixture.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced (about 5 teaspoons)
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 140
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 3.1 g
  • carbohydrate 22.7 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 256 mg
  • calcium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Combine potatoes and oil in a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; seal bag, and toss to coat.

  3. Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt. Bake at 450° for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender and golden brown, turning after 20 minutes.

  4. Place butter and garlic in a large nonstick skillet; cook over low heat 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Add potatoes and parsley to butter mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

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  6. Young Chefs can:

  7. Place cut potatoes in zip-top plastic bag

  8. Shake sealed bag of potatoes

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  10. Older Chefs can:

  11. Use vegetable peeler to peel potatoes

  12. Sprinkle potatoes with cheese