I passed by McDonalds today so I developed a taste for fries. I knew back home I had Alexia Smart Classics Crinkle Cut Fries in the fridge so I kept going to save money and to save on calories.
Upon returning home, I turned on the oven and placed 15 pieces on a cookie sheet. According to the label, 12 pieces is approximately 100 calories. Twelve pieces wasn't enough for me because I just finished a heavy workout, so I added 3 or 4 extra pieces.
The directions said to bake them at 450 degrees for 17 minutes and this is how they turned out.
How did it taste? They were BLAND, in fact, I would have been better off baking a potato. I probably would have enjoyed it more than these fries. Tried to doctor them up with ketchup and popcorn salt but no dice. You know that feeling when you had a meal that was just so, so and not that great and it leaves you wanting more food? This is how I felt after eating the Alexia Smart Classics Crinkle Cut fries. This product is not a buy for me, make your own or buy Ore Ida fries which taste much better in my opinion.
To get over my potato craving, I made this for lunch today. A potato that size below is about 275 calories and I added Tostitos medium cheese spread which is 40 calories for 2 tablespoons. It tasted a whole lot better and was very filling, so my craving was satiated. Check out another baked potato post I wrote last year. It is an easy nutritious recipe and a great dinner meal for your family.
Do you eat potatoes? How do you cook your fries?