Taco Fries

Add some zip to oven-baked french fries with Old El Paso® taco seasoning!
Prep 10 Minutes
Total Time 40 Minutes
Servings 6

Ingredient List

  • 3 medium Idaho or russet potatoes (about 1 1/4 lb), peeled
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon from 1 container (6.25 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Cut each half into 4 wedges (about 1 1/2 inches on the wide side); place cut side down in pan. Spray potatoes with cooking spray; turn potatoes, and spray other side. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon taco seasoning mix; toss until potatoes are evenly coated. Arrange potatoes in single layer in pan.
  3. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until bottoms are crispy. Turn potatoes. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until bottoms are crispy.

Expert Tips

  • Substitute sweet potatoes for the Idaho potatoes. Sweet potato fries will have a softer texture.


  • 1 Serving Calories 60 (Calories from Fat 0);  Total Fat 0g (Saturated Fat 0g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 0mg;  Sodium 220mg;  Potassium 230mg;  Total Carbohydrate 14g (Dietary Fiber 1g ,Sugars 1g);  Protein 1g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 4%;  Vitamin C 6%;  Calcium 0%;  Iron 0%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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