No-Potato French Fries

Ready for a french fry fake out? There are so many faux french fry recipes to love. Avocados fries, sweet potato fries, polenta fries -- all make delicious alternative french fries. Veggie fries, made with peas or asparagus, are another way to get your french fry fix.

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    Avocado Fries

    Texture is the name of the game in the world of avocado fries. Crushed tortilla chips make a crunchy coating around the soft fruit, and they crisp up even more in the oven.

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    Yuca Fries

    Yuca roots are starchy and mild in flavor, making them a natural but exotic alternative to potatoes. Get classic crispness with a quick fry in vegetable oil.

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    Sweet Potato Fries

    Baked sweet potatoes have fewer calories than regular fries, plus that hint of sweetness you love. Pair them with a tangy mayo-base dip for the ultimate party snack recipe.

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    Plantain Fries

    Fans of thick-cut steak fries will love the just-crisp and chewy textures of plantain fries. Contrast their slightly sweet taste with a squeeze of lime juice.

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    Make Classic French Fries

    If you can't kick the craving for a classic french fry, try this homemade version.

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    Jambalaya Fried Okra

    Step up your fry game, Creole style. Okra, breaded in cornmeal and fried, makes a hot and juicy fry with a perfectly crunchy exterior. Spicy shrimp dip completes this Southern-inspired appetizer recipe.

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    Sweet-and-Fiery Polenta Fries

    Sugar and spice makes everything nice -- even French fries. Toss crispy (and low-cal!) polenta fries in a sweet and spicy mix for bold, unexpected flavor.

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    Asparagus Fritter Sticks with Dill Mustard

    Appease your fry craving and your healthy diet with lightly battered fried asparagus. Tangy dill mustard is ketchup's chic sister.

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    Crunchy Parmesan Sugar Snap Peas

    Low-calorie snap peas get a crunchy makeover with Parmesan cheese and panko crumbs. Serve them while they're hot for tasty faux French fries.

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    Deep-Fried Pickles

    Nothing beats fried pickles for satisfying a fried-food fix. Seasoned simply with garlic powder and black pepper, the tangy flavor stands out. Dipping in ranch is a must. For a more traditional fry shape, try pickle spears instead of slices.

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