Baked Fries

United States Potato Board
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 24 mins


-- Olive oil cooking spray
1 1/2pounds russet potatoes, scrubbed
1tablespoon olive oil
2tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
1/2teaspoon sea salt
1/2teaspoon coarse ground or cracked black pepper



  1. Preheat oven to 425F and spray a large baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray. 
  2. Place whole potatoes (do not poke) into microwave-safe dish. Cover dish. (If covering dish with plastic wrap, poke small hole in plastic.) Microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes depending on strength of microwave. Use oven mitts to remove dish from microwave; carefully remove cover from dish due to steam build-up and let cool. 
  3. Cut each potato into 8 wedges. Place in a large bowl and toss with olive oil; spread in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Spray with olive oil cooking spray, turn wedges and spray again. Bake for 10 minutes more or until fries are golden brown and spray once more. Mash together rosemary, salt and pepper in a small bowl with the back of a spoon; sprinkle over cooked potatoes and toss well to coat. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 170
  • Fat 3.5g
  • Saturated Fat .5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 300mg
  • Potassium 716mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 4g