15 Yummy Baked Alternatives to Regular French Fries
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15 Yummy Baked Alternatives to Regular French Fries

Today, July 13, is National French Fry Day, and that means it’s time to celebrate. Now, don’t worry, we know that eating well is one of the most important parts of your overall health, so we’re definitely not going to let you abandon all of those good habits. We’ve scoured the web and rounded up some of the best baked fries recipes out there. So party hard folks, because your taste buds certainly will.

1. Baked Garlic Cilantro Fries: Garlic and cilantro are not a particularly common pairing. But after trying these fries out, we can guarantee that they’ll be making joint appearances in our kitchen quite often. (via The Talking Kitchen)

2. Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries: We’re huge squash fanatics here at Brit + Co, so these zucchini fries pretty much just made our day. What a great alternative to starch-filled potatoes. (via A Taste of Home Cooking)

3. Baked Chili Cheese Fries With Bacon and Ranch: Wait, even chili cheese fries can be baked?! Someone pinch us, we must be dreaming. (via Baked Bree)

4. Sour Cream + Onion Oven Fries: Sour cream and onion potato chips are the absolute best, so it makes sense that they’d be equally delicious in fried form. Excuse us, baked form. (via How Sweet It Is)

5. Homemade Oven Baked French Fries: Skip the drive-thru! Turns out it’s pretty easy to make simple french fries in your own oven. (via Out of the Box Food)

6. Baked Avocado Fries: Eating an avocado is like biting into a flavorful and healthy stick of butter. That creamy texture contrasts so well against the crispy outside of these fries. (via Baked In)

7. Pie Fries: Pie fries might just be the best food invention of the year. They’re basically mini handheld pies that you can easily share with all of your pals. (via Your Homebased Mom)

8. Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries: Sweet potato fries + a totally rad dipping sauce = it doesn’t get much better than this. (via North Carolina Sweet Potatoes)

9. Crispy Baked Tofu Fries With Sriracha Ketchup: Not a fan of tofu? It’s definitely time to give it another chance. These baked fries will knock your socks off! And if they don’t, the sriracha sure will. (via Poor Girl Eats Well)

10. Spicy Breaded Sweet Potato Fries: If you can stand the heat, get in the kitchen! That’s what we always say. (via Peanut Butter and Peppers)

11. Oven Baked Curry Fries With Tikka Masala Sauce: It’s like chili cheese fries, but Indian style. Get your taste buds ready for this burst of flavor. (via Adventures in Cooking)

12. Crispy Baked Parmesan Green Bean Fries: These addictive fries are the perfect way to get your kiddos to eat their veggies. But let’s be real… they’re the perfect motivation for adults as well! (via Dashing Dish)

13. Parmesan Herb Carrot Fries: Nope, those aren’t sweet potatoes. They’re carrots! Your eyes will thank you for these beauties. (via The Scrumptious Pumpkin)

14. Crunchy Baked Asparagus Fries With Lemon Herb Sriracha Dip: These asparagus fries look pretty tasty, but we’re all about that lemon herb sriracha dip. (via In Sock Monkey Slippers)

15. Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Potato Fries With Vanilla Icing Dip: Even fries-centered meals need dessert. Check out these irresistible cinnamon sugar fries, which are basically the cinnamon buns of baked potatoes. (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)

How will you be celebrating National French Fry Day? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook.