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Sweet Potato Fries

Ready In: 45 minutes
Serves: 6
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVeganVegetarian
Are your kids begging for french fries? Make these delicious homemade fries and you'll both be happy!

What you'll need

Measuring spoons
Cutting board
Sharp knife
Large bowl
Oven
Oven mitt
Baking sheet
Spatula or spoon

Ingredients

Serves 6
4 Sweet Potatoes Medium
1 1/2 teaspoons Paprika
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper Ground
1/8 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1 tablespoon Canola Oil
Nonstick Cooking Spray

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.
8.For easier cleanup, first line the baking sheet with a layer of aluminum foil. Coat the foil with non - stick cooking spray before placing the sweet potatoes on the sheet.
9.For the crispiest fries, be sure sweet potatoes do not lie on top of each other on the baking sheet. You may need to cook in two batches.

Chef's Tips

  • White baking potatoes can be used in place of all or part of the sweet potatoes.
  • For milder flavor, dust the potatoes with 1½ teaspoons of curry powder and ¾ teaspoon of salt in place of the cayenne seasoning.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 8.00 piece

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g4%
Sodium 240 mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 16 g6%
Dietary Fiber 3 g11%
Protein 1 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: