Categories: Recipes
      Date: Nov  2, 2015
     Title: Baked Sweet Potato Fries
While there’s nothing wrong with the occasional french fry, we often lean towards these tasty sweet tatters that are baked to save you some caloric baggage. A few vendors have sweet potatoes coming out of their ears, so pick up an arm-full to try out this simple recipe that yields a complex flavor. Try them with your favorite homemade burger or as an additional side dish that will compliment the color and texture of cooked greens.


1- 1 ½ lb sweet potatoes (about 3-4 medium)

¼ cup olive oil

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon paprika

¼ teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil. Peel sweet potatoes and cut into strips (about ¼ inch wide).
  3. Place the sweet potatoes in Ziploc bag. Add oil, salt, paprika, and cinnamon to bag. Seal the bag and shake well to thoroughly coat the fries. Remove from bag and spread the potatoes out on the baking sheet in a single layer.
  4. Cook for 30 minutes, turning every 10 minutes, until slightly browned. Transfer to paper towel lined plate and serve hot.

Adapted from Sarah’s Cucina Bella by Sarah W. Caron

Serves: 4-6

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Nutrition Information

Protein2 (g)
Carbohydrates24 (g)
Fat14 (g)
Calcium44 (mg)
Sodium332 (mg)
Iron.9 (mg)
Vitamin D0 (µg)
Folate6.8 (µg)