Oven Fries

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Nutritional 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


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


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.

January 1998
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