Eating fries when you have type 2 diabetes (or want to eat low-carb) is impossible.
No product is unhealthier than fries if you want to improve your diet. And pretty much everyone on Earth knows that fries are anything but healthy.
Fortunately, this doesn't mean you can't eat fries for the rest of your life.
Here I give you my recipe for low-carb fries. Both delicious and healthy! This way you can still enjoy your 'fries' without sacrificing your health.
You can now also buy low-carb french fries in supermarkets. But because it is not fresh, the taste is sometimes a bit disappointing.
This is regardless of whether you make it in the oven or in the airfryer.
That's why I recommend making your low-carb fries yourself. Not only will you be 100% sure that no chemical preservatives have been added...
...but also that it is the freshest (and tastiest) in terms of taste.
There are several vegetables that you can use as a base for your low-carb fries. Think of:
In this recipe I use rutabaga. This has - in my opinion - the best structure for low-carb fries.
The photos and recipe of the low-carb fries
Do you want to make these fries? Then go all the way down for the complete recipe.
By the way, fries are super versatile and can be eating with a wide range of dishes. It might be one of people's favorite side dishes to order in restaurants regardless of where they are.
Want to combine these fries with a healthy dinner? Then take a look at all the free recipe we have.
You'll love them, trust me!
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Low-Carb Fries Made From Rutabaga
- 2 rutabagas
- 60 ml rapeseed oil or olive oil
- Salt and peper
- Preheat the oven to 205 degrees Celsius (400 degrees Fahrenheit).
- Cut the turnip greens into slices 0.5-1.0 cm thick. Stack the circles and cut them into strips about 1.0 cm wide.
- Place the rutabaga fries in a large bowl with the oil and season with salt and pepper.
- Place a sheet of parchment paper on the baking tray and divide the fries over the plate.
- Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, until the fries are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Turn the fries over halfway through the baking process.