Fried potatoes get healthy

Fried potatoes get healthy


  • 3 Standard Russet Potatoes
  • ¼ cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh or dried parsley
  • ¼ cup of Parmesan cheese

Makes 4-6 servings


Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Roughly cut the potatoes into French fry like wedges Next soak the potatoes in cold water for about 30 mins. After 30 mins dry the potatoes with a paper towel. Next, in a large zip lock bag combine all of the seasonings and olive oil in the bag. Add the potatoes and shake vigorously. Place the seasoned potatoes on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for about 30 mins. Finally dust the cooled potatoes in the Parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Adapted from Natasha’s Kitchen

— By Nia, Rutgers University