Sunday, May 3, 2009

Garlic Oven Fries

These are great. So full of flavor, but missing almost all of the fat. These will actually satisfy a french fry craving without all the grease!

Garlic Oven Fries
slightly adapted from Ellie Krieger, The Food You Crave


3 cloves garlic, minced

2 TBSP canola oil

3 large potatoes--baking, sweet, or mixed

1/2 tsp. salt, plus more to taste

cooking spray
1 TBSP finely chopped flat-leaf pasley


1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

2. Heat the garlic and oil together in a small saucepan over medium heat for two minutes. Strain the garlic from the oil. Set both garlic and oil aside.

3. Cut potatoes into 1/2-inch thick matchsticks. In a large bowl, toss together oil, potatoes, and salt.

4. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray and spread the potatoes on it in a single layer. Bake until golden and crisp, about 35 minutes.

5. Remove potatoes baking sheet with a metal spatula. Toss with parsley, reserved garlic, and salt to taste. Serve immediately.

One year ago: five-veggie, four-cheese lasagna