Sunday, May 31, 2015

Baked Fries with Garlic Cheese Sauce

Garlic and Cheese...they were good.  D made them. I wish there had been more cheese sauce, but when don't I lament that.  The calories were higher than what Laaloosh reported, but such is life.

We would have again.  We had with Reubens.

Baked Fries with Garlic Cheese Sauce

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)
Cooking time: 40 minute(s)
4 servings
Serving size is about 1 ½ cup fries, and 3 tbsp cheese sauce

Photo by ALB

From Laaloosh

5 medium sized gold potatoes, washed and dried
2 egg whites
1/4 cup reduced fat milk
3 tbsp reduced fat cream cheese
1/4 cup Mexican style cheese, shredded
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt to taste

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Slice potatoes into french fry-shape strips. Place in a bowl and toss with the egg whites.

Season with salt.

Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper, and spray with nonfat cooking spray.

Remove fries from bowl, gently shaking off any excess dripping egg white, and place onto prepared baking sheet.

Place in oven and bake for about 10 minutes. Then remove the baking sheet from the oven, and carefully remove the parchment paper, sliding the fries directly onto the baking sheet.

Place back into the oven and bake for about 30-35 minutes, or until the fries are golden brown and crispy on the outside, but soft on the inside. Make sure to toss the fries around about every 8 minutes to ensure even crisping.

To make cheese sauce, place milk, cream cheese, garlic and shredded cheese into a small sauce pan and set over medium heat. Stir constantly until all cheese is melted and combined. If sauce is too thick, you can thin in out using some additional milk, adding tablespoon by tablespoon as necessary to achieve desired consistency.

Serve fries with cheese sauce drizzled over them or on the side for dipping.

Nutritional Information (from MyFitnessPal)
Calories: 223; Total Fat: 4 g; Saturated Fat 4 g ; Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g; Trans Fat: 0 g; Cholesterol: 18 mg; Sodium: 217 mg; Potassium: 831 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 35 g; Dietary Fiber: 3 g; Sugars: 4 g; Protein: 8 g

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