Family Favorite Baked Fries

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 40 min.
Golden baked russet fries with fresh thyme and garlic.

Ingredients

  • 6 russet potatoes (or potato of your choice)
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 8 sprigs fresh thyme leaves
  • 5 Tbs olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  • Place whole potatoes (do not poke) into a microwave-safe covered dish.
  • Microwave on high for 3 to 4 minutes; let cool.
  • Cut each potato lengthwise into eight, even wedges
  • In a large mixing bowl toss the potatoes with garlic cloves, olive oil, and thyme; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the potatoes and garlic in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes until the potatoes are crisp, rotate and cook an additional 10 minutes until dark golden brown on all sides. Transfer to a plate and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 202
  Calories from Fat 76 (38%)
(13%)Total Fat 9g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(0%)Sodium 10mg
(20%)Potassium 687mg
Total Carbohydrate 29g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(7%)Protein 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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