Healthy & Delicious Oven Baked Veggie Fries 3 Ways (Plus Dip!)

From green beans to zucchini, oregano to cumin, the flavor combinations for oven baked veggie fries are endless but the results are always the same: deliciously nutritious!

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

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Zucchini Fries

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Things You'll Need

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten 

Step 1

First, slice the zucchini into long, thin wedges. Then combine the spices with your breadcrumbs.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Step 2

Next dip each wedge in the beaten egg, then the breadcrumb mixture until it's fully coated.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Step 3

Bake at 425 degrees F on the top rack for 15 minutes until golden brown.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Sweet Potato Fries

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Things You'll Need

  • 2 medium-large sweet potatoes 
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh parsley, finely chopped

Tip

  • No need to peel your sweet potato. The skins add extra flavor and fiber!

Step 1

Slice the sweet potatoes into fries and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet. Use your hands to coat every fry with oil and spices.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Step 2

Bake at 425 degrees F for 20-25 minutes until crisp.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Green Bean Fries

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Things You'll Need

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup ground nuts (almonds, cashews or walnuts) 

Step 1

Use a food processor to grind the nuts or buy almond meal, usually in the flour section.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Step 2

Combine egg, spices and parmesan and coat every bean. Sprinkle with ground nuts and use your hands to make sure each bean is evenly coated.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Tip

  • Depending on the freshness of your green beans, you could also spray them with olive oil at this step. Beans that have dried out over time will be more delicious with the added moisture.

Step 3

Move to a parchment lined baking sheet, allowing space in between every green bean fry. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

The Best Dip for Veggie Fries

With all the savory flavors of these veggie fries, a yogurt based dip works perfectly.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup whole Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (juice from 1 or 2 limes)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, finely chopped 

Step 1

Just mix all the ingredients together and serve with any of these fries.

Tip

  • For added creaminess, include a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil or puree half an avocado!

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