Jul 182012
 

From thinly cut, thickly cut, crinkly cut to curly kinds, fries do take up many form but are basically potatoes cut in desired shapes and deep fried to crisp. Now do they have to be deep fried to be crispy? I guess not, they can be baked and be as tasty if not better than fried ones. I topped these fries with garlic and Parmesan cheese and I couldn’t stop myself or my kids from snacking them. Some recipes are better without long introduction as the dish by itself is so attractive that lengthy introduction doesn’t do any justice to the post and fries being one among them magnetizes everyone with its taste and fame. So without further delay here is the recipe for garlic parmesan baked fries.

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Recipe from here

Ingredients

Potatoes — 4 (cut in 1/4 inch strips)

Olive oil — 1/4 cup

Italian Herb Seasoning — 1 Tbsp

Grated Parmesan Cheese — 1/2 cup

Seasoned Salt — 1/4 tsp (optional)

Garlic — 3 cloves minced

Dried Thyme — 1/2 tsp (optional)

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 425F. In a bowl mix olive oil, salt, Italian herb seasoning, garlic, and thyme if using. In a larger bowl toss fries and half of the olive oil mixture. Spread it evenly on a baking sheet in a single layer and bake it for 30 minutes, flipping the fries half way through the baking process.

2. Remove the fries from oven in to a bowl and toss the remaining olive oil mixture and 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese. Return to oven and bake until parmesan melts about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup parmesan cheese and salt. Optionally top with basil or parsley for added flavor. Enjoy!!!

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My Day 3, group 3 recipe under “Deep Fried Snacks made Healthy” theme. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#18

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  19 Responses to “Baked Garlic Fries”

  1. Hi Jayanthi,
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  2. fries look so perfect and flavorful

  3. Those fries look so addictive!..and I am sure the garlic must have given it such a wonderful taste.

  4. Garlic Fries look awesome! A healthy alternative to deep-fried ones!

  5. I wont hesitate a minute to finsih this whole batch,highly irresistible.

  6. I still have the potatoes I picked up last week try baked fried. I think it about time I bake them. I like the seasoning you used for your fries.

  7. Those fries look AWESOME, crunchy & delicious. Love the garlic & parmesan cheese topping, almost like breadsticks.. mmmmmm.. yummy.

  8. ooh la la !! that bowl of baked fries, a nice cozy sofa and a lovely movie / book to watch / read.. perfect combo :)

    Kalyani
    Sizzling Tastebuds
    Hosting Walk Through Memory Lane – July 2012

  9. Thanks Mirieille.
    Srivalli: I love garlic and yes, garlic did give its super taste to these crispy fries.
    CL: Can’t agree more.
    Priya: Yap …even I felt the same way….took great effort to stop myself from munching them.
    Usha: Thanks, glad you liked it. Please let me know how it turned out.
    Pavani: Thanks
    Kalyani: Oh….what a wonderful thought.

  10. Wow!!Awesome fries.Love that you have added garlic..Yummy yum…

  11. love this baked fries with seasoning. looks crispy and delicious

  12. Looks delicious.. Such an addictive snack..
    Will try this weekend..

  13. Potato fries with garlic flavor… awesome

  14. I am sure I will have to buy new jeans now. This is definitely featuring in my tea menu tomorrow. God help me.

  15. Looks absolutely inviting…

  16. who can say no to fries…specially if these are seasoned and crispy and crunchy!!

  17. the last click made me actually drool….lovely pics

  18. addictive fries there!

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