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Skinny Fries

Skinny Fries

Servings: 2

Equipment: toaster oven

How long does it take?

50 minutes

What's in it?

2 medium potatoes (or sweet potatoes)
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon oregano

How to make it:

Line the tray of a toaster oven with aluminum foil. Turn toaster oven on and set it to 350 degrees. Wash potatoes, and slice them into 1-inch strips, leaving the skins on. Place them in a medium bowl, and toss with oil, garlic salt, and oregano. Place potatoes on toaster oven tray, and bake for 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Serve hot with ketchup.

Nutrition breakdown:

Calories: 241 (7% from fat), Fat: 2 g (saturated fat: 0), Dietary fiber: 5 g, Vitamin C: 26 mg (52% of the RDA), Vitamin B6: 1 mg (50% of the RDA), Niacin: 3 mg (22% of the RDA), Potassium: 851 mg, Magnesium: 56 mg (20% of the RDA)

What's in it for you?

Spuds have gotten a bad rap in the diet world. Potatoes are not fattening! It's what you put on potatoes that can make them a nutrition nightmare. Potatoes are low in fat and high in nutrients. They are rich in vitamin C, which helps prevent colds and flu, and are loaded with potassium, a mineral that helps keep your body's fluids and other life-essential minerals balanced.

 
 
 
Last Modified Date: 8/15/2000
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