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Oven Fries

Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 russet potatoes (about 1/2 lb. each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • About 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • About 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 118
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • protein 2.2 g
  • fat 3.1 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • sodium 173 mg
  • cholesterol 7.8 mg

How to Make It

  1. Scrub potatoes and pat dry. Cut each lengthwise into sticks about 1/2 inch thick.

  2. In a 10- by 15-inch nonstick pan, melt butter over low heat. Mix in paprika, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

  3. Add potato sticks to pan and turn in seasoned butter to coat, then arrange sticks slightly apart in a single layer.

  4. Bake potatoes in a 425° oven until browned, turning once, about 25 minutes total.

  5. Season potatoes with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.