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Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Fries

Extra crispy Parmesan garlic fries are baked in the oven, instead of fried, for a healthier french fry recipe! Top them off with a Parmesan, garlic and parsley coating for the ultimate gluten-free side dish recipe.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 276 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

  • 2– 2 ½ lbs russet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt divided
  • ½ tsp pepper divided
  • 2 Tbsp butter*
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • ¾ c Parmesan finely grated
  • ¼ c parsley fresh

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel and cut potatoes into matchstick slices, ½ - inch wide and ¼ - inch thick.
  3. Place potato slices in a gallon zip-top bag and toss with olive oil, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  4. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  5. Layer potato slices in a single layer on each baking sheet.
  6. Bake fries in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  7. During the last five minutes of baking, heat butter and garlic over medium heat in a small saucepan for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. When garlic starts to brown, remove from heat.
  8. In a large bowl combine fries, garlic butter, ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, Parmesan, and parsley. Toss until fries are evenly coated.
  9. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*Can also use vegan butter or olive oil if vegan.

Nutrition Facts
Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Fries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 632mg 26%
Potassium 813mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 8.5%
Vitamin C 17.5%
Calcium 17.8%
Iron 10.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.