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The most important aim of this recipe book is to help people to cook heart healthy meals using readily available and economical ingredients.

Oven-baked chips

Recipe from Keneoe Moroa

Serves 8

These are a healthy alternative to deep-fried chips. Kids love them and the garlic becomes sweet and golden for the adults. Do try the flavour options in the tips.

Ingredients

8 medium potatoes in the skin

3 tbsp (45 ml) sunflower oil

black pepper to taste

½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt

1 tsp (5 ml) dried thyme or rosemary

6-8 cloves of garlic, peeled

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
  2. Cut potatoes into wedges and place in a bowl.
  3. Mix the rest of the ingredients and pour over the potatoes. Mix well to coat the potatoes with the oil.
  4. Place in a single layer on an oven tray. Bake for 30-45 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

Tips

  1. This recipe works well with sweet potatoes and butternut, or a combination of these.
  2. The potatoes can be boiled or microwaved until almost tender and then cut into wedges. Then they will bake for 20 minutes.
  3. Spicy potatoes: Replace the herbs with 2 tsp paprika, curry powder or turmeric.
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