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Ranch Roasted Potatoes – Weight Watchers

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I love potatoes. I just can’t live without them!

That’s one of the many reasons I love WW so much. I can still have my potatoes. The trick is being smart with how I eat them.

These ranch roasted potatoes are 4 Freestyle points per serving, which is 1/2 cup. A half cup doesn’t sound like much, but it’s a perfect size for a side dish.

The points in this recipe come from the potatoes. I used 2 pounds of potatoes which gave me 6 half cup servings. I highly recommend weighing the potatoes. It’s the only way to know exactly how many potatoes you can use.

I used Pam Superior No Stick cooking spray, which is actual olive oil. You can have 8 sprays for 0 points.

The seasonings I used were also 0 points. I used dried dill, dried chives, parsley, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

I added my potatoes to a mixing bowl, gave it 3 pumps of the cooking spray and added half of the seasoning.

I stirred the potatoes, gave it three more pumps of the olive oil spray, added the rest of the seasoning and stirred the potatoes again.

I spread the potatoes across a sheet pan and baked them at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. About half way through I pulled the potatoes out of the oven, mixed them up and added two more pumps of the olive oil spray.

I love these ranch roasted potatoes!

Since the potatoes are 4 Freestyle points I paired them with a boneless, skinless chicken breast and a salad with low point dressing.

Even though I had potatoes, my entire dinner was only 5 Freestyle points. I love being able to eat what I want. I just need to plan ahead for when I want potatoes!

Ranch Roasted Potatoes – Weight Watchers
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Yield: 6 (1/2 cup) servings – 4 Freestyle points per serving

Course: Side Dish
Keyword: freestyle, weight watchers, WWFreestyle
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 pumps Pam Superior No Stick Cooking Spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 

  2. Peel potatoes and cut into bite size pieces. Add them to a mixing bowl. 

  3. In a small bowl add the chives, parsley, dill, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir together. 

  4. Spray potatoes with 3 pumps of Pam and add half of the seasoning mix. Stir the potatoes. 

  5. Spray potatoes with 3 more pumps of Pam and add the rest of the seasoning mix. Stir the potatoes. 

  6. Spread potatoes onto a sheet pan and bake for 15 minutes.

  7. Remove potatoes from the oven and stir them. Spray two more pumps of the Pam and put the potatoes back in the oven for 15 minutes. 

  8. Remove from oven and enjoy!

If you’re looking for some zero point recipes, check out my post 20 Zero Point Recipes or my post 20 (More) Zero Point Recipes. Both are filled with delicious recipes that won’t cost you a single point! They’re perfect for days when you’re running low on points, or trying to save up points for a night out. 

If you’re looking for dessert recipes you can visit 50 Weight Watchers Freestyle Desserts. It’s filled with delicious desserts perfect for Weight Watchers!

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