Truffle Fries (Gourmet Fries)

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  • Truffle Fries are a fun and easy twist on french fries that are full of irresistible flavor! These gourmet fries are so good you’ll make them again and again!

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    I’m so excited to update my Truffle Fries recipe! It was originally shared in 2010 using a Microsoft Word designed recipe card. I felt it was time we give this delicious recipe we frequently enjoy new life! We fell in love with Truffle Fries when we lived in Kansas City and they were served at the now defunct Blanc. Since, we’ve been serving them up as an easy appetizer or side dish!

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    What are Truffle Fries?

    Truffle Fries are thin, hand cut french fries with a hint of truffle oil often served with grated parmesan. They’re seriously addicting!

    truffle fries with parmesan

    Take Me to the Truffle Fry Recipe, Please!

    If you’d like to skip my tips and tricks for making the perfect truffle fries with parmesan, as well as some of my favorite serving ideas, please scroll to the bottom of the page (just before comments and reader ratings) to get to the easy printable recipe.

    Gourmet fries make an easy appetizer for game day and Super Bowl parties. They are also a great side dish for Burgers, Easy French Dip with Au JusBarefoot Contessa Marinated SteakHam and Cheese SlidersSteak Sliders and more!

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    What is Truffle Oil?

    Truffle oil is olive oil infused with real truffles for a subtle but delicious truffle flavor. Use a high quality truffle oil for the best flavor. I tend to use white truffle oil that is made with white truffles for a subtle, garlicky flavor, but you can use black truffle oil if you prefer. Black truffle oil has a powerful, earthy aroma and flavor.

    If your local grocer doesn’t carry it, you can find truffle oil in specialty food stores, Whole Foods, Williams Sonoma and of course, Amazon.

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    How to Garnish Gourmet Fries

    These are incredible on their own, but a little fresh cracked sea salt and fresh grated parmesan take them over the top. Fresh grated parmesan from a wedge offers better flavor than grated parmesan. It’s worth the 30 second effort! If you want to add a little color you can top them with fresh parsley as well.

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    These fries are amazing on their own, but I never resist an opportunity to dip! You’ll love them with:

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    How to Make Truffle Fries

    Of course you could pull out your deep fryer, but that’s a whole lot of fuss and mess you can easily avoid. Not to mention baking your Truffle Fries prevents your home from smelling like grease and makes them so much healthier. Baked Truffle Fries are easy to make! They’re baking until slightly crisp and golden brown.

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    Preheat oven to 475 degrees.

    Clean potatoes – I leave the skin on, but you can peel it if you’d prefer.

    Using a sharp knife, cut potatoes into slices, then into thin equal strips so they bake evenly. You can also use a mandoline or potato slicer if you have one or make them often.

    how to make truffle fries

    Spray a baking sheet line it with parchment paper. Line the sheet with a single layer of potatoes.

    Bake 15 minutes on the lower rack so they crisp up. Flip fries and bake an additional 10-15 minutes until they’re golden brown and to the desired crispness.

    Toss hot fries with a touch of truffle oil or drizzle on top of the baking sheet.

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    Optional: garnish with parmesan, parsley and sea salt.

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    Truffle Fries

    Truffle Fries are a fun and easy twist on french fries that are full of irresistible flavor! These gourmet fries are so good you'll make them again and again!

    Course Side Dish
    Cuisine American
    Keyword fries, potatoes, truffle
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 30 minutes
    Total Time 40 minutes
    Servings 6
    Author Julie Blanner

    Ingredients

    • 2 potatoes russet or yukon gold
    • 1 tsp truffle oil
    • 2 Tbsp parmesan freshly grated
    • 1 tsp sea salt

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.

    2. Cut potatoes into slices and then into thin equal strips.

    3. Optional: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

      Line baking sheet with a single layer of potatoes.

    4. Bake 15 minutes on lowest rack. Flip. 

    5. Bake an additional 10-15 minutes until they reach the desired crispness.

    6. Toss hot fries in truffle oil or drizzle over fries on the sheet pan.

    7. Add fresh grated parmesan and sea salt.

    Recipe Notes

    You can use black or white truffle oil - your preference.

     

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