Oven-fried truffle fries in a basket.
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Homemade Truffle Fries Recipe

Hand-cut fries, baked to a beautiful golden-brown color, garnished with truffle oil, Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword flavored French fries, French fries, truffle fries
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 273kcal
Author Victor

Ingredients

  • 4 Russet potatoes (skin on, scrubbed and rinsed)
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (omit or reduce if using truffle salt)

For the garnish:

  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Truffle oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp Truffle salt (optional, add more to taste if needed)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Cut the potatoes lengthwise into 1/2" thick sticks.
  • Add the potatoes, grated Parmesan cheese, olive oil, dried parsley and salt to a large bowl.
    Truffle fries recipe instructions – put ingredients in a large bowl
  • Toss the ingredients and ensure that the potatoes are evenly coated.
    Truffle fries recipe instructions – toss ingredients to coat well
  • Spread the potatoes on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper in a single layer.
    Truffle fries recipe instructions – bake in the oven until crispy
  • Bake at 450F on a rack positioned in the upper part of the oven for 30 minutes. Using a spatula, flip the potatoes and continue baking for another 10 minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown and cooked through.
  • Remove the potatoes from the oven and drizzle with truffle oil.
    Truffle fries recipe instructions – remove from oven and drizzle with truffle oil
  • Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley.
    Truffle fries recipe instructions – sprinkle freshly grated Pecorino cheese and chopped parsley
  • Grab both ends of parchment paper toss the fries to cover them evenly with the garnish.
    Truffle fries recipe instructions – toss the fries and garnish together
  • Tear off excess paper.
    Truffle fries recipe instructions – tear off excess parchment paper
  • Lift the fries with the remaining parchment paper and place into an appropriately sized bowl or a basket.
    Truffle fries recipe instructions – place truffle fries on paper into a bowl or a basket
  • Optionally sprinkle with some truffle sea salt and serve.
    Truffle salt

Notes

I like cutting the potatoes about 1/2" thick as that way I get good browning and a soft, creamy interior. If you want your fries crispier, cut them thinner.
Also, do not overcrowd the potatoes. When overcrowded, they bake longer and don't crisp up too well.

Nutrition

Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 1257mg | Potassium: 1022mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 15.4mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 2.2mg