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Healthy Loaded Fries

Healthy loaded fries

The cooler weather definitely lends itself to craving comfort food. A few weeks ago my kids were requesting ‘hot chips’ for lunch and as it happened, they weren’t the only ones feeling like crunchy spuds! As chips in our house is a side (not a meal) and because I didn’t want to go to too much effort, I thought I’d build on their craving for chips and create a one pan meal of sorts.

One of the ways that I have taught my kids to love a variety of foods is to take their favourites (in this case chips) and add in other healthy stuff (avo, nuts, tomato, coriander). Avocado on its own doesn’t overly appeal to my kids, but mashed into a dip and blobbed on these fries, they argue over it being divided equally – go figure! So here we have it – my take on a super quick, ‘heathy loaded fries’.

Serves 4 (small)

4 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil
1kg potatoes and/or sweet potatoes (approx.) scrubbed clean and cut into ‘fries’
1 teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
¼ cup flaked, slivered or chopped almonds
4 spring onions, white part sliced
¼ cup grated parmasan
¼ cup crumbled feta or goat feta
2 ripe roma tomatoes, seeds removed and diced
1 large avocado, mashed
Handful coriander leaves
Lime wedges, to serve.


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 220℃/430℉.
  2. In a large baking dish heat the ghee or oil for 5 minutes or until the fat is hot.
  3. Add the potatoes and toss to coat in the fat. Add the salt, oregano and smoked paprika and toss well again.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until they are starting to crisp up.
  5. Meanwhile, slice the spring onions and chop the tomatoes. Grate the parmesan.
  6. Roughly mash the avocado in a small bowl with a good pinch of sea salt.
  7. Once the potatoes are ready, top with the almonds, spring onion, parmesan and feta and pop back in the oven for another 5-10minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven, scatter over the tomatoes, blobs of the mashed avocado, coriander and lime wedges
  9. Enjoy immediately.

Dairy-free and vegan
Bake the fries in coconut oil and replace the cheese with ¼ cup toasted cashews (processed to a meal), then mixed with 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast, a good pinch of sea salt and a pinch of garlic powder. You can also replace the feta with a vegan (cashew) cream cheese.


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Healthy loaded fries

  • Jayne

    Can’t wait to try this! I’ve been craving loaded fries but refuse to eat the fried fatty version. Thank you!

  • Naz

    Yummmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!!!! Did I mention they were yummmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Hope you enjoy it Jayne G x

  • Yay – glad you enjoyed. I think so tooooooo! G x

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