Italian Oven Fries

Give your fries an Italian touch with grated Parmesan cheese and marinara sauce.


Makes 8 to 10 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Bake: 27 Minutes


1 (26-oz.) package frozen extra-crispy French fried potatoes
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Marinara sauce


1. Preheat oven to 425°. Arrange potatoes in a single layer on 2 lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pans. Bake 15 minutes, placing 1 pan on middle oven rack and other on lower oven rack. Switch pans, and bake 12 to 15 more minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle potatoes with pepper, salt, Parmesan cheese, and garlic powder, tossing lightly. Serve with warm marinara sauce.

Note: We tested with Ore-Ida Extra Crispy Fast Food Fries.