Roasted Fingerling Fries

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Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 16 fingerling potatoes cut into halves
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1.5 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Lemon zest from one lemon

Method

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2. In a bowl add potatoes, onion slices, and olive oil. Toss to combine and sprinkle with spices.
  • 3. Pour potato mixture into a large baking dish.
  • 4. Roast in oven, stirring occasionally, 40-45 minutes or until potatoes are tender and golden.

An 8-oz potato is approximately 100 calories, so the potato is NOT the enemy. It's what you do with your potato that counts!

Fun Factoid: The potato is 80 percent water and 20 percent solids.

Source: Beliefnet Autumn Recipes