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Rockin' Rosemary Oven Fries

Note: Rosemary is plant that has unusual leaves. They're kind of like the needles on a Christmas tree. Rosemary smells great and the leaves are often used to flavor food.

Prep time: 40 minutes

What you need:

  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into ¼"-½" strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • canola oil spray

Equipment and supplies:

  • oven (have an adult help you)
  • knife for slicing fries (have an adult help you)
  • pot
  • measuring spoons
  • large bowl
  • non-stick baking pan

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 450° Fahrenheit (232° Celsius).
  2. Coat baking pan with canola oil spray
  3. Soak peeled and cut potatoes in warm water for 5-10 minutes; dry on paper towels.
  4. In large bowl, toss potatoes with canola oil, garlic powder, and rosemary.
  5. Place potatoes in single layer on the baking pan; season with sea salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes until golden brown, turning potatoes once or twice during cooking.

How much does this recipe make?

About four servings

 

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: July 2007