Oven-style Pizza Fries

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"I made this up with two of my daughter's favorite foods in mind: french fries and pizza. She took one bite and said "These are good! They taste like pizza!" Exactly what I had in mind."

Original recipe yields 4-5 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (318.7 g)
  • Calories 250
  • Total Fat - 4.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 11 mg
  • Sodium - 468 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 44.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.9 g
  • Sugars - 14.7 g
  • Protein - 10.1 g
  • Calcium - 211.2 mg
  • Iron - 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 32.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Step 2

Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat lightly with oil.

Step 3

Grind fennel seed, oregano and basil into a powder using a spice mill or mortar and pestle.

Step 4

Wash, peel and slice potatoes into thin french fry shapes.

Step 5

Combine ground spices, tomato paste, garlic powder, salt, sugar and oil in a small bowl until smooth.

Step 6

Place potatoes and seasoning paste in a large ziplock or plastic bag.

Step 7

Using your hands, move the potatoes around in the bag until they are evenly coated with the seasoning paste.

Step 8

Place potatoes in a single layer on the baking sheet.

Step 9

Bake for 25 minutes at 400°F.

Step 10

Using a spatula, turn potatoes over and sprinkle with parmesan cheese (if using).

Step 11

Bake for 10-20 minutes more or until fries become golden and start to crisp (time may vary with size of fries).

Step 12

Serve with marinara sauce or ketchup, if desired.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.