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What are some low-calorie recipes for ranch potatoes?

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Low-calorie recipes for ranch potatoes include Ranch Roasted Red Potatoes, Scallion-Ranch Baked Potatoes and Healthy Low-Fat French Fries. These recipes substitute low-calorie cooking alternatives for products like ranch dressing and oil to make healthy, but tasty ranch potatoes.

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Ranch Roasted Red Potatoes are a low-calorie side dish. A serving has the equivalent of 2 Weight Watchers points, notes LaaLoosh.com. Wash and quarter the potatoes and place them in a bowl. Coat them evenly with cooking spray, followed by ranch seasoning and salt. Cook until the potatoes are cooked through and their edges have turned slightly brown.

Scallion-Ranch Baked Potatoes have 174 calories per serving, says Eating Well. They also have just 4 grams of fat, none of which is saturated. Bake the potatoes in the center of an oven for 45 to 60 minutes, then top with low-fat ranch dressing and chopped scallions.

The recipe for Healthy Low-Fat French Fries calls for four russet potatoes, cooking spray and ranch dressing mix, notes Food.com. Scrub the potatoes and cut them into thin strips. Use a resealable bag to hold the potatoes while coating them evenly in cooking spray and ranch dressing mix. Bake the fries on a sheet for 25-30 minutes, turning once. One serving has 123 calories and only 0.1 grams of saturated fat.

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