Photo: Bob Hiemstra; Styling: Marcus Hay Photo by: Photo: Bob Hiemstra; Styling: Marcus Hay

Oven Fries with Garlic Aioli

Real Simple DECEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings


  • 2 pounds russet potatoes (about 4), scrubbed and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika (preferably smoked)


Heat oven to 400° F. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the potatoes, oil, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Roast until golden and crisp, 45 to 50 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, paprika, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Serve the potatoes with the aioli for dipping.

Tip: For an extra touch, throw in some herbs. Toss in 8 sprigs of fresh thyme before roasting the potatoes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 427
  • Calories from fat: 71%
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 28g
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Fat: 34g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 608mg
  • Cholesterol: 13mg

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