Oven Baked Parmesan French Fries

Oven Baked Parmesan French Fries

Makes 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 Idaho or Russet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Peel potatoes and cut into half-inch thick slices (lengthwise) cut again into 1/2-inch thick fries. Place the potatoes into a pot with cold water and 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring up to a gentle boil and simmer until a paring knife tip goes through easily. Cooked about 3/4 of the way through.
  3. Drain carefully and put in a bowl. Add olive oil, 1 tablespoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Toss well and lay out in 1 layer on nonstick baking sheet. Bake until light brown. When brown, sprinkle with Parmesan and continue to bake until well-browned and crispy and the cheese is melted and caramelized, about 6 to 7 more minutes. Remove and let cool for 2 minutes. Serve.