Cheese Fries

Monday, December 10th 2007, 6:10 pm
By: News On 6

Thursday, January 01, 2004
American/Appetizers-Side Dish
4 servings, 1 cup each
Butter-flavored cooking spray2 large potatoes (approximately 1 ½ lb. total), sliced thin
½ medium onion, sliced
¼ C. imitation bacon bits
¾ tsp. minced garlic
¼ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. ground black pepper
¼ tsp. paprika
½ C. low-fat cheddar cheese (1.5g fat per ¼ cup)
2 green onions, sliced
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. or gas grill to medium heat. Spray a 12 x 18-inch sheet of heavy-duty aluminum foil with butter-flavored cooking spray. Place potatoes and onions on foil. Spray lightly with butter spray. Sprinkle with bacon bits, garlic, salt, pepper and paprika. Place a second piece of heavy-duty foil over potatoes. Fold edges together to make a sealed packet. Place on cookie sheet and bake 45-50 minutes. (Or place packet on top rack of grill, cover and grill 45-50 minutes.) Open packet and sprinkle with cheese and sliced green onions. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts:
189 calories, 35g carbohydrate, 10g protein, 2g fat, 0.6g saturated fat, 1mg cholesterol, 3.5g dietary fiber, 414mg sodium
exchanges per serving: 2 ½ starch
Original recipe by Janet Potts, RD, LD