Makes: 6 Servings

Sweet Potato Fries

Give these oven baked fries a try for an easy and healthy snack or side!  

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1½ teaspoons paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • Non-stick cooking spray
Serving Size: 8-10 fries
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories310
Total Fat9 g
Saturated Fat1.5 g
Cholesterol165 mg
Sodium100 mg
Total Carbohydrate1 g
Dietary Fiber1 g
Total Sugars1 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein51 g

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Scrub and rinse sweet potatoes. Pat dry with a paper or kitchen towel.
  3. Leaving skin on, cut sweet potatoes into thick French fry strips, about ½-inch wide.
  4. In a large bowl, mix paprika, salt, ground black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Add oil. Blend with a fork until there are no lumps.
  5. Add sweet potato strips to the bowl. Toss until they are coated on all sides.
  6. Coat baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Place sweet potatoes in a single layer on the sheet.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn fries over and bake another 10-15 minutes, or until fries are tender. 

Recipe Source: cookingmatters.org

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