Taco Fries Recipe

Add some zip to oven-baked french fries with Old El Paso® taco seasoning! By Betty Crocker Kitchens
Prep 10 Minutes
Total 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 Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
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.


Calories60(Calories from Fat0),Total Fat0g(Saturated Fat0g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol0mgSodium220mgTotal Carbohydrate14g(Dietary Fiber1g Sugars1g),Protein1g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A4%;Vitamin C6%;Calcium0%;Iron0%; Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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