Oil-Free Baked French Fries

Think you need to give up french fries when you take oil out of your diet? Think again.

Just as you don’t need an oily mayonnaise to make a good potato salad, you certainly don’t need oil when cooking up oven-baked potato wedges.

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This recipe for Spicy French Fries is from Darshana Thacker over on Forks Over Knives.

These crispy fries will show you just how good potatoes as is, no oil added. Add a bit of spice and you have the perfect side you can add to any meal. Or just enough them on their own!


You can leave the salt out if you would rather go salt-free. The spices and baked potatoes provide plenty of flavour.

To avoid having to go through rolls of parchment paper while baking your favourite potato fries, you can use a silpat baking mat. It’s another great oil-free cooking option for the oven.

Find the full recipe for these Spicy French Fries.

While the potatoes are cooking, make your own ketchup or mustard to pair with them. Try this salt-free ketchup recipe (and a bonus oil-free baked french fries recipe – pictured above) from Straight Up Food.

You’ll find more recipes by Darshana in the Forks Over Knives Cookbook.

Related: Healthy, Plant-Based Potato Chips

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