Oven Baked Chili Fries

Heart Smart
oven baked chili fries

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • 4 medium baking potatoes, unpeeled and sliced into thin strips (should yield about 5 cups strips)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray or line with parchment paper. In a small dish, combine garlic powder, chili powder, sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Place potato strips in a large bowl, add oil and toss. Add spice mixture to potatoes and toss to coat. Spread potatoes in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 35 minutes, or until golden. Sprinkle baked French fries with remaining 1/8 teaspoon of salt.


Yield: 4 servings (about 1 cup per serving)

Nutritional Info

  • Calories = 183
  • Fat = 4gm
  • Saturated fat = 1gm
  • Trans fat = 0gm
  • Cholesterol = 0mg
  • Protein = 4gm
  • Sodium = 236mg
  • Carbohydrate = 35gm
  • Fiber = 4gm
  • Calcium = 25mg
  • Calories from fat = 20%

Food exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat