Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Fries: Guilt-Free Snacking
Picture this: a delightful plate of Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Fries, golden-brown and irresistible, ready to transport your taste buds on a guilt-free snacking adventure. With just the right crunch on the outside and a tender potato interior, these fries redefine snack time. This recipe strikes the perfect balance between indulgence and health, making it a favorite for both kids and adults alike.
- 4 large russet potatoes, scrubbed and cut into matchsticks
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, toss the potato matchsticks with olive oil, ensuring even coating.
- Add grated Parmesan, minced garlic, paprika, dried rosemary, salt, and pepper. Toss again to coat the potatoes with these delicious flavors.
- Spread the seasoned potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet, avoiding overcrowding.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes, turning the fries halfway through, until they are golden and crisp.
- Once baked, remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
These Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Fries combine the flavors of garlic, Parmesan, and perfectly baked potatoes to create a guilt-free snacking experience that’s both wholesome and delectable.
Nutrition per serving: Calories: 198, Fat: 7g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 5g
Picture yourself savoring each bite of these fries – the savory Parmesan, the hint of garlic, and that satisfying crunch. It’s a snack that allows you to indulge in full flavor without the guilt, thanks to baking instead of frying. Whether you’re enjoying them on your own, serving them at a gathering, or making them as an afternoon treat for your kids, these Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Fries are sure to become a staple in your snacking repertoire. So, go ahead and treat yourself to this delightful, healthier snack option!