Oven roasted potatoes with italian herbs


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 100.7
  • Total Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 85.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g

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Submitted by: JENNYFAYE01


This is a low-fat alternative to french fries This is a low-fat alternative to french fries
Number of Servings: 4


    3 cups diced red skin or yukon gold potatoes
    1 tbsp dried basil
    1 tbsp dried oregano
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1 tsp paprika
    salt, to taste
    pepper, to taste
    Olive Oil Cooking Spray


Heat oven to 400* F. Wash and cube raw potatoes. I prefer either red skin or yukon gold and leave the skin on for additional fiber. Place potatoes in a single layer in a 9x13 cake pan (I use the kind that has a plastic lid to cover.) Spray potatoes with olive oil cooking spray for about 3 seconds. Sprinkle potatoes with dried basil and oregano, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and paprika. Place plastic lid over baking pan and shake vigorously to evenly distribute herbs and spices (holding the lid in place, just in case!) Remove the lid and place in hot oven until slightly browned.

I serve these alone or with ketchup and both kids and adults love them. They take away the fat and fuss of french fries and are a tasty alternative that will "trick" those who think anything healthy is bland. The cooking spray helps the browning process, adds a little "crunch" and holds the herbs and spices to the potatoes.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNYFAYE01.


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  • Incredible!
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    Great, I cut the potatoes into wedges and baked them a little longer and they were just like steak fries - 2/18/09

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  • making this tonight - 3/15/14

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  • Boys and I rated it as 4, husband as 3, I went with the majority. Good, I'll be making it again. - 11/23/13

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  • These are really, really good. We used Italian seasoning instead of the basil and oregano. They were really crispy and tasty! - 10/7/13

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  • I loved this recipe! It was easy to make and I am a "No Fuss" cook. I used small potatoes and made wedges instead of cubing them and they cooked within the 30 minutes that was stated in the recipe. I also added some onions while roasting for flavor. - 6/24/13

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  • These were just great my family loved them.Will make again. - 3/13/13

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  • Very good side dish. Next time I think I'll cut back on the spices a little and bake about 10 minutes longer. Overall a very tasty dish. - 1/12/13

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  • I have been making something similar to this for a while, but I cut into the shape of french fries. It's to the point where I can't even eat fast food fries at all, as I think they are too greasy. - 6/23/12

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  • Making these on the side of some BBQ chicken tonight! Great recipe - way to cut down on the fat by using spray!! - 2/17/12

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  • Tried these tonight. They were great. No leftovers at all! - 2/1/12

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  • Served these at a dinner party and everyone loved the spices on the potatoes, thanks for sharing - 2/1/12

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  • DH and I really liked these-- I made them exactly as stated in the recipe, but with no salt or pepper til we each did our own at the table. Next time I'll add some more garlic. - 1/26/12

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  • Really good! I left the salt out and added a bit of onion powder. - 12/13/11

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  • a new family favorite - 12/13/11

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  • Very good side! Thanks!
    - 11/7/11

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  • These were very tasty, but a little dry. I wasn't able to use the olive oil spray, since I only had regular PAM. I think that may have affected how they came out. Overall, I would make them again with withe the olive oil spray. - 6/1/11

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  • Delicious and so easy! Thanks! I cooked mine for about 30 minutes. - 3/12/11

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  • Great recipe! - 3/10/11

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  • I made this tonight to go with Salmon and baked asparagus.. all cooked basically the same. I cut the potatoes thin to speed things up. Great way to cut back on sodium! - 2/18/11

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  • Awesome, thanks - 2/7/11

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  • I'm planning on making something similar to this tonight, and love the idea of pam instead of EVOO. Thanks for sharing! - 1/31/11

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  • Made these with the turkey burger on this site w/some steamed broccoli...wow! These were great too. This and the burger were so delicious they made my broccoli (my favourite veggie) seem so bland! Definitely will make these again and again and again! - 1/26/11

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  • Very good .. my husband loved them !! - 1/26/11

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  • Made this for dinner last night and the family loved it. Very easy and tasty. Thanks for sharing. - 1/11/11

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  • Very tasty. Baked them in my toaster oven for 30 minutes at 350*. Came out great! Cooked all the way, and a couple crispy parts near the bottom. - 8/9/10

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