Garlic Fries

Tossing the fries in butter and garlic after cooking makes them unbelievably rich, but yet the fat and calories are pretty low.garlicfries

  • 3 pounds peeled baking potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced (about 5 teaspoons)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsleymags
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 400°.
Combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag, tossing to coat.

Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 50 minutes or until potatoes are tender and golden brown, turning after 20 minutes.

Place butter and garlic in a large nonstick skillet; cook over low heat 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add potatoes, parsley, and cheese to pan; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Yield: 6 servings

CALORIES 256 (27% from fat); FAT 7.7g (sat 3.3g,mono 2g,poly 2g); IRON 1.9mg; CHOLESTEROL 12mg; CALCIUM 55mg; CARBOHYDRATE 42.3g; SODIUM 386mg; PROTEIN 5.9g; FIBER 3.5g


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