Everybody knows that French fries are addictive. Here is a simple alternative to ease the negative fall-out.
♥ Soak potatoes and pat them completely dry.
♥ Bake instead of deep fry.
♥ Bake at a high temperature in a single layer.
Makes 6 servings
6 Russet potatoes
1-1/2 tbsp. olive oil
3/4 tsp. seasoned salt
Preheat oven to 425º. Slice potatoes lengthwise into 1/2-inch sticks. Soak in cold water for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse and pat completely dry. Toss potatoes in a large bowl. Add oil and salt. Lay potatoes out in a single layer on baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes. With a spatula, loosen and turn them. Continue to cook until tender inside and golden brown on the outside, about 10 minutes.
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|Instead of this…||Calories||Fat (g)|
|Traditional recipe, 1 serving||281||18|
|Try this…||Calories||Fat (g)|
|Modified recipe, 1 serving||198||4|
|Total savings: 83 calories and 14 grams of fat per serving|