This came as a request from a friend for her birthday after she came back from Greece. I don't normally like oregano but i like a little on these.
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- 16 ounces frozen french fries
- olive oil
- oregano (to taste)
- salt (to taste)
- pepper (to taste) or paprika (to taste)
For tzatziki sauce
- 1 cup yogurt (I use strained Greek yogurt when i can or just strain my own in cheese cloth overnight)
- 1/2 lemons, juice of or 2 tablespoons bottled lemon juice
- 1/2 seedless cucumber, finely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons fresh mint (can use dry but fresh is always better) or 2 tablespoons fresh dill (can use dry but fresh is always better)
- 1Fill shallow pan with 1/2 to 1 inch of olive oil (the stuff in the big tin jug on the bottle shelf of the store -- don't waste the really good stuff).
- 2Heat oil to 350 (or until bubbles form around a wooden spoon).
- 3Fry bag of french fries to desired level of brown and drain on paper towels.
- 4Season to taste with salt, pepper, paprika, and oregano.
- 5To make the tzatziki sauce you can either chop everything by hand and mix or throw it all in the food processor and pulse a few times. I like garlic so I usually add more.
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Nutritional Facts for Greek Fries
Serving Size: 1 (111 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 107.2
- Calories from Fat 33
- Total Fat 3.6 g
- Saturated Fat 1.2 g
- Cholesterol 3.9 mg
- Sodium 203.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 16.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
- Sugars 1.9 g
- Protein 2.5 g