Video Recipe: Bakes French Fries | UPMC HealthBeat

Craving fries? You can skip the drive-through. Enjoy all the deliciousness of french fries with a fraction of the calories. These fries are seasoned and baked to crispy perfection.

Total time:50 minutes

Preparation time:10 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

Recipe serves: 4


  • 1 large baking potato
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Cut potato into thick wedges. Mix olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder and onion powder together. Coat potatoes with oil-spice mixture and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven, turning once or twice, until golden brown and crispy, about 45 minutes.

Editor's Note: This video_recipe was originally published on , and was last reviewed on .

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