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Garlic Fries

We first introduced this recipe in 2002, and it remains a favorite. Tossing crisp oven fries in a small amount of butter and garlic after cooking makes them unbelievably rich, yet still lower in fat than fast food fries.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2007

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about ¾ cup)
  • Hands-on:14 Minutes
  • Total:42 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and cut into ¼-inch-thick strips
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced (about 5 teaspoons)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 450°.

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

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

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

 

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 140
  • Fat: 4.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 3.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 256mg
  • Calcium: 52mg
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