Thursday, January 10, 2013

Low Fat Healthy Joes

SO easy and SO good! 
All you need is:
  • As many potatoes as you want to prepare
  • Oil spray (like PAM) I used olive oil in a Misto mister
  • Salt and chili powder
Slice your potatoes into wedges, throw in a bowl and mist with oil.  Toss to coat all wedges. 
Lay potatoes on a lined baking sheet, sprinkle both sides with salt and chili pepper to taste.
Bake at 400 for 20-30 minutes...just until nice and fluffy on the inside! ;-)
I had read that potatoes are very rich in potassium.  Janet read that it's really the skins that have all the potassium in them, so this is a very good way to eat your potato skins. 


  1. Would they still be healthy if I did them in sour cream or ranch dressing,,,low fat of course.
    Papa and Grammie

    1. I meant to say "dip them" Papa

  2. Hmmm...sour cream is healthy! And so is ranch dressing *wink wink* Homemade ranch would probably be even better. :-) Love you guys!

  3. Why not just dip them in malt vinegar instead Papa? LOL ;-)

  4. Oooh.... Yum! Those look really good! Yah Papa, sour cream is healthy. Right? :o) Having potatoes with sour cream and ranch reminds me of the “cheesy ranch potatoes” recipe you found, Lydia, and used to make. They are SOOO good!

  5. Poor Richie! He'll probably be very happy when he can have some cheesy ranch potatoes again. :-( A low-fat diet sure gets old in a hurry! At least there are some pretty good recipes out there!

  6. I think that sounds great!

    Hope to see you and Richie, and Uncle Rich and Aunt Janet, on the 18th. I'm not so good on phones, so I probably sounded a little businesslike to poor Richie. :-)

    I hope you guys are doing well. Have a good week.
    Love, Kari

  7. America's Test Kitchens coats potatoes in cornstarch (instead of flour) to create a crispy coating without the fat. Check for a recipe like that and try it.

  8. That might be something to try! Technically, white flour doesn't have any fat in it either, (and whole grain flour has only a little) so it could also be used to dredge the Joes and still be low fat. But it seems like every time I've used flour for baked Joes, they come out soggy after cooling a little. So the cornstarch may be a very good alternative Thanks!