Baked Idaho Potato Fries with Bacon Cheddar Ranch Topping

  • Yield: 4 servings


4large Idaho potatoes, well scrubbed
1/4teaspoon salt
3/4cup light ranch dressing
2-- scallions, finely chopped (use green part only in this recipe)
2tablespoons 2% sharp cheddar cheese
2tablespoons packaged 50% reduced-fat real bacon pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Cut each potato into eight lengthwise wedges. Place potatoes in an ungreased baking pan. Spray potatoes evenly with cooking spray.
  3. Bake 20 minutes. Remove potatoes from the oven, turn them over using a spatula, and return the potatoes to the oven to bake an additional 10 minutes, or until golden. Season with salt.
  4. Combine salad dressing, scallions, cheddar cheese and bacon pieces in a small mixing bowl. Stir until evenly blended. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Serves with potato fries.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 353
  • Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 12mg
  • Carbohydrate 68g
  • Protein 8g