Baked French Fries Recipe {Parmesan + Basil}

Taste of Home Guilt Free Cooking:  "A Parmesan cheese and basil coating provides these 'homegrown' fries with their pleasant taste. Baked in the oven, they're a zippy alternative to deep-fat fried potatoes"

This recipe is excellent!  I love the Parmesan-Basil combination, and the "fries" took almost no time to prepare. Pair Baked Basil Fries with an Open-Faced Meatball Sandwich, and you'll have a meal to scream for!

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (One serving)
162 calories ♥ 5g fat ♥ 0g saturated fat ♥ 5mg cholesterol ♥ 117mg sodium ♥ 27g carbohydrate ♥ 3g fiber ♥ 7g protein

Baked Basil Fries


  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 medium red potatoes
  • cooking spray
  1. In a small bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, oil, basil, and garlic powder.
  2. Cut potatoes into 1/4-in. sticks.
  3. Add to cheese mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray.
  5. Bake at 425° F for 15 minutes; turn potatoes.
  6. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until fries are crisp and tender.
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  1. Made these last night for a group of PICKY adults. They were a HIT! Thank you for sharing!! <3

  2. Hi Jacqueline! You're welcome, and I am sooo happy to hear that. I liked them a lot, too!