Steak Fries with Healthy Arby’s Seasoning

Welcome to the last of Firefighter February…


Today’s recipe is one that my husband and I both loved as teens!

High school was definitely not what I would deem ‘The Healthy Years’. My lunches typically focused on hanging out with friends, NOT eating to avoid eczema flare-ups or bouts of indigestion. My, how times have changed!

I do, however, still have a deep fondness for curly fries, and while I’m not about to cruise through the drive-thru and order a bag, I have managed to recreate a decent spice blend that is reminiscent of the artery cloggers.

I recently became the lucky owner of a spiralizer….


….and really REALLY wanted to make curly fries…


…but alas, I’m not yet proficient with the blasted machine!

I ultimately figured that steak fries would be easier for people that actually make the recipe anyway!


Steak Fries with Healthy Arby's Seasoning
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Serves: 2
  • 1 russet potato, cut into about 20 fries
  • 2 t. coconut oil, melted, or another high smoke point oil such as grapeseed
  • ¼ t. + ⅛ t. paprika
  • 1/16 t. onion powder
  • 1/16 t. garlic powder
  • pinch cayenne
  • pinch cumin
  • ¼-1/2 t. salt
  • a few grinds of black pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Mix the oil with the salt and spices.
  3. Toss the fries with the oil and spices.
  4. Once they are coated, lay them out onto an oiled cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for about 35 minutes until golden and crispy!
  6. Season with more salt, if desired.
Nutrition facts are based on using ½ teaspoon salt and grapeseed oil. Weight Watchers points (new system): 3
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 Calories: 93 Fat: 4.6 g Saturated fat: 0 g Unsaturated fat: 4.6 g Trans fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 13.5 g Sugar: 1.6 g Sodium: 582 mg Fiber: 1.7 g Protein: 2.1 g Cholesterol: 0 mg

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Fries are something I’ve often felt guilty eating, but to see that these only have 93 calories per serving is quite eye-opening! I actually ate this whole recipe by myself, but it definitely could have been enough for two (what you’re seeing in the picture is about half).


What was your favorite junk food when you were younger?

Aside from my fry obsession, I loved Icees and Blizzards!…Butterfinger Blizzards were a serious weakness for me. :-)

Shared with: Whole Foods Wednesday, Real Food Wednesday, Healthy 2day, Gluten-Free Wednesday, Wheat-Free Wednesday



  1. Kinzie says

    Oy… m&m blizzards. I was a kid when Blizzards hit the scene, and my grandmother used to take us by DQ often after school to get one. My brother and I would both eat a spoonful, then spit the m&ms back into the cup, so that by the end, there was a puddle of m&ms at the bottom. Which we then ate.

    Makes my teeth hurt just thinking about it. :)

  2. says

    Yum–homemade fries taste so much nowadays! Do you love the spiralizer? I have the exact same one. My favorite use so far has been for zucchini pasta. I have blogged about it a couple of times. It’s the only pasta swap that really “works” pretty well–even my husband and friends love it!

  3. says

    Well, I’ve never eaten at an Arby’s, but the seasoning mix definitely sounds yummy. I usually make oven fries with just a little salt, pepper and olive oil, but I think I’ll try this next time. Thanks for sharing. I guess my favorite junk food as a kid was little debbie snack cakes(cringing!).

    • Lauren says

      They are starchy, but they are also, undeniably, a WHOLE food. I have since amended the post to NOT read paleo, as it is so controversial.

  4. says

    I have fond memories of going to Arby’s as a kid with my dad. He’d always order for me and I just died over the fries! We don’t eat there much anymore, so making these fries at home sounds so appealing! Very tasty, indeed!


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