How to Make Oven Fries
Eating oven fries is one way to eat healthy without having to sacrifice
taste. In our modern society more people eat from fast food restaurants
every day. One reason for this is the lack of time to prepare a good
meal. Unfortunately this way of living is having terrible effects on
our health. Many health conditions have been appearing and becoming
more frequent each day.
have become common in the industrialized world, affecting the quality of
our lives. Hospital expenses tend to increase and most people cannot afford to get sick. You can prevent many diseases by doing something as simple as cooking at home.
can prepare food as tasty as any meal from a restaurant.
Vegetables and fruits can be combined in such a way that
you will be
able to enjoy delicious plates with plenty of nutrients.
One vegetable that has amazing
versatility is the potato. Potatoes
are very nutritious and you can make great meals with them.
One of the mouthwatering dishes you can prepare with potatoes is oven
These kinds of fries are a bit different from the popular French
fries. French fries are normally cooked in a frying pan with plenty of
If the oil is of low quality it will probably have too much trans and
unhealthy saturated fats, making the fries
not so good for the health. Oven fries do not have that problem. This
way of cooking fries barely needs oil; making them an ideal option for many people.
The process for making them is very simple.
begin by peeling the
potatoes (Russet, for example) and cutting them into wedges of any size
you see fit, just
like the normal fries.
Then you preheat the oven to 400 Fahrenheit
degrees (204°C) for approximately 5 minutes.
Once the oven is hot enough, turn
it down to 350°F (177°C).
Then put the fries in it and toss some paprika and
any other spice of your preference.
Pour a bit of extra virgin olive oil over them and
minutes turn the fries and wait for 20 minutes more.
Once the fries
have the characteristic golden color you sprinkle them with some salt
and they are ready.
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