Recipe: Oven Fries

Every Sunday after church we peel a dozen or so potatoes and make oven fries to serve with barbecued burgers. If our kids happen to have friends over, they stand around and help us peel potatoes too. Many hands make light work, ya know, and I personally think this little tradition is kind of fun! The fries in the photo were made by my son.  He seasoned them with garlic powder, parsley and paprika.  Feel free to use the seasonings you enjoy. 


Serves 4

Prep Time: 25 minutes



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  1. Tobi Andrews says:

    We do exactly this with butternut squash – yummy!

  2. Love how crispy these look. I was surprised by the seasoning – it looks like there is something green/flaky on there? I am going to try upping the heat next time – I usually do mine at 450. Oh, and we love making sweet potato fries as well!

    • Hi Lauren,
      Yes, I think my son did the above batch with parsley, paprika, and garlic powder. You really can do whatever seasonings you enjoy. The most important thing is to bake them with oil on very high heat.

  3. Those look so yummy!

  4. Yum! We do something similar with sweet potatoes and an Indian spices blend (usually the one for Rogan Josh — cinnamon, black pepper, paprika, coriander, garlic, ginger, cumin, salt, cardamom, cloves, all ground together).

  5. Pinned it!

  6. Mary — I’m a Pampered Chef consultant and we have a french fry cutter coming out in the new catalogs next month. That could be a time saver for you guys and help keep your fries uniform. I’ve used it and it works great!

  7. Yum!!

  8. Those look amazing and just love the simple recipe!

  9. They look great. I don’t think my oven gets hot enough for this though – it struggles to get much over 200C/400F

  10. yum! thanks for the recipe! my husband and kiddos will LOVE these!

  11. Any chance you mean 4 pounds of potatoes? These look divine!


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