Lower-Fat Cheese Fries

Choose the lowest-fat version of French fries you can find. Jazz this recipe up a bit with a little cayenne pepper, chili powder, or a variety of different fat-free cheeses.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 12 oz. crinkle cut frozen French fried potatoes
  • 1⁄2 cup fat-free shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 Tbsp. ketchup


  • Bake fries on a nonstick baking sheet at 450°F for 15 to 20 minutes, flipping fries once. Remove fries from oven and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake for 3 more minutes or until cheese has melted. Dress with salt and ketchup as desired.