Taco Fries

Taco Fries

Add some zip to oven-baked french fries with Old El Paso® taco seasoning!

By Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • Total Time 40 Minutes
  • Prep Time 10 Minutes
  • Servings 6
  • Ingredients 3


  • 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)


Step 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray.

Step 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.

Step 3 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until bottoms are crispy. Turn potatoes. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until bottoms are crispy.


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.

Expert Tips

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