Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Baked Carrot Fries



French fries? Forget them and try these for WAAAAAAY more antioxidants and less calories! Super easy to make too :)
Ingredients:

1 pound of carrots
cooking spray (*use a gluten-free brand such as Original PAM if you are on a gluten-free diet)
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel the carrots and cut them into strips about in ¼ inch thick and a few inches long. Coat a baking pan with cooking spray and spread the carrots onto it. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake 15 minutes. Flip them over and coat them with a bit more cooking spray, salt and pepper and bake another 15 minutes until lightly browned.

Makes 4 servings:

Serving size: 1/4th of recipe Calories 45 Protein 1 g Carb 11 g Fiber 3 g Sugars 5 g Fat 0 g saturated fat 0 g Sodium 370 mg (sodium based on adding ½ teaspoon of salt to whole recipe)

2 comments:

Shannon August 20, 2010 at 9:20 AM  

I never would have thought to try this, but it's a great alternative. I love potatoes (as you know!), but I need to branch out. Thanks!

Pilates girl RD August 3, 2011 at 6:43 AM  

I love doing this, and they taste great dipped in hummus!

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