French Fries and Gravy

Delicious baked fries and gravy

Delicious gluten-free and vegan baked fries and gravy that taste like they’re fried, only healthier! What better for a long weekend snack or breakfast (I never judge!)?

  • Serves: 4
  • Total Time: 80 minutes

To save time, cook both at the same time:

Baked Fries

Total time: 80 minutes, cook time: 45 minutes, prep time: 5 minutes, soaking time 30 minutes

russet potato
  • 4 small Russet (baking) potatoes, sliced to your preferred level of thickness
  • 1 tablespoon of extra- virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon pepper
  • Sea salt to your taste
  • Optional: Parsley garnish

Instructions

  1. Wash the potatoes and leave the skin on, or peel them if you prefer.
  2. Cut the potatoes into your desired amount of thickness.
  3. Let the potatoes soak in cold water in a bowl for 30 minutes. Remove and pat them dry until they are completely dry.
  4. While the potatoes are soaking, preheat your oven to 375°F. 
  5. Toss with the olive oil, salt and pepper.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes. Turn the oven up to 425° and cook fries until golden, about 25-30 minutes more.
  7. Garnish with parsley when serving, if using it.

Approximate nutritional information for 1 serving of fries (Based on brands and amounts used in the recipe)

  • Calories: 164
  • Fat:  3.5 g
  • Carbs: 29 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

Gravy

Total time: 35 minutes, cook time: 15, prep time: 5 minutes, cooling time 15 minutes

Cremini mushrooms

Ingredients for the gravy

  • 1 small Yukon Gold potato, cut into small chunks
  • 1 cup of water
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil 
  • 1 cup of cremini mushrooms, diced
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon of course sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper

Directions for the gravy

  1. Chop or dice the potato, mushrooms, garlic, onion and basil
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat and sauté the onion until it starts to soften, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add in the garlic and mushrooms and stir for 1 or 2 minutes, just until the garlic is fragrant.
  4. Add in the potato, soy sauce, basil and water, and bring the water to a boil.
  5. Once it is boiling, lower the heat to simmer and cover the pan.
  6. Cook until the potatoes are fork-tender, about 10 minutes.
  7. Once tender, turn off the stove and let the contents cool down for about 15 minutes.
  8. Once slightly cooler, transfer the contents to your blender and add in the salt and black pepper. Blend until smooth.
  9. Heat up again when you are ready to use.

Approximate nutritional information for 1 serving of Gravy (Based on brands and amounts used in the recipe)

  • Calories: 40
  • Fat:  2 g
  • Carbs: 5 g
  • Protein: 2 g

Total Approximate nutritional information for 1 serving of fries and gravy (Based on brands and amounts used in the recipe)

  • Calories: 204
  • Fat:  5.5 g
  • Carbs: 34 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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