Potatoes can be a mom's best friend in the kitchen. They're inexpensive, stay fresh longer than most produce, are incredibly versatile and kids tend to love them, especially when they are mashed or in every little one's favorite potato format_ french fries. Granted, french fries come straight out of the deep fryer and as delicious as they are, are not the healthiest of choices. That's why I love Steak Fries.

Making Steak Fries couldn't be easier and for kids, they're a perfect french fry substitute. Just cut your potatoes into thick wedges, give them a light coat of seasoning and pop them in the oven. In no time they become tender and light on the inside and crispy on the outside. The best part is that whether you're serving a one year old or an 80 year old, this is a recipe everyone can enjoy. See? Your new best friend!


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Steak Fries (Serves 4)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 45 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free


  • 2 Russet Potatoes (you could also use sweet potatoes)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tsp kosher salt
  • 1 Tsp Old Bay Seasoning


1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
2. Cut in the potatoes lengthwise into wedges.
3. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet, drizzle with oil, season with salt and Old Bay seasoning and toss with your hands until the potatoes are evenly coated.
4. Bake for 20 minutes, turn potatoes over and bake for an additional 25 minutes or until golden on the outside and tender inside.
5. Serve.
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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

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  • Jenn

    I don't use Old Bay seasoning. I'm not sure we have it in Texas but I DO use Tony Chacheres Cajun seasoning. Just as yummy!

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  • R

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  • Ashlea

    did you know your cooking tomes don't add up?

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    • Catherine

      They do now. ;)

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