6 Healthy French Fries Alternatives

French fries are one of the most popular foods on the planet, but they are also one of the unhealthiest foods that people consume regularly.

Did you know that just one portion of French fries has more than 550 calories and 25 g. of fat? Eating too many high-fat and high-calorie foods can lead to obesity and other health problems. Here are some delicious and healthy French fries alternatives:

1. Crunchy turnip fries with tomato sauce

Crunchy turnip fries make a great alternative to French fries. And tomato salsa is also a healthy alternative to ketchup.

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Ingredients:

– 4 small turnips cut into French fry shapes
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– Tomato Salsa -(3 tomatoes, 1 small onion, 1 tbsp. lemon juice, 1 clove garlic, salt, and pepper- place all in a blender and mix until well combined. Done!

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 450°F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper. Place your potatoes on a baking sheet. Add salt and pepper, to taste and bake for about 20 min., flipping occasionally. Serve and enjoy.

2. Zucchini fries with garlic

Baked zucchini fries with garlic- so simple, yet so delicious!

Ingredients:

– 2 small zucchini, sliced into matchstick shapes
– 3 tbsp. olive oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 4 tbsp. flour, whole-wheat
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 3 eggs

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 425 F. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper, and drizzle with olive oil. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Dip each zucchini stick into your mixture and place it on the baking sheet. Bake for 20 min, turning once. Serve and enjoy.

3. Sweet potatoes with chili

Aside from being so yummy, these sweet potatoes are so nutritious and so healthy!

Ingredients:

– 4 medium sweet potatoes, cut into French fry shapes
– 4 tbsp. olive oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– Chili powder, to taste

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 450 F. Place your sweet potatoes on a non-stick baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Add salt, pepper and chili powder, to taste. Bake for 20 minutes, flipping occasionally. Serve and enjoy!

4. Spicy asparagus fries

This healthy and spicy asparagus recipe is easy to make a flavorful side dish.

Ingredients:

– Salt and black pepper, to taste
– 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
– 0, 5 tsp. chili powder
– 1 tsp. turmeric powder
– 1 cup flour, whole-wheat
– 4 eggs

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 450 F. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except asparagus. Put each piece of asparagus into the mixture, and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until crispy.

5. Italian carrot fries

I just love this roasted carrots! They are so delicious that I could eat them every day.

Ingredients:

– 5 carrots, cut into French fry shapes
– 3 tbsp. olive oil
– 1 tbsp. parsley, fresh
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 1 tsp. Italian herb mix

Instructions:

Combine together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Spray your baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 425 F. Bake until crispy, for about 25 min. Serve and enjoy!

6. Crunchy oven-baked avocado fries

Making your own homemade avocado fries is the best way to start your day. It is also great as a snack or a side dish.

Ingredients:

– 4 avocados, peeled, sliced
– 4 tbsp. olive oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 450 F. Place your avocado fries on prepared baking sheet in one layer. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 10-15 min. Done! Bon appetit!

6 Healthy French Fries Alternatives
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