Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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6 servings
15 mins
25 mins 400°F
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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Nonstick cooking spray
medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled if desired
cup olive oil
teaspoon salt
teaspoon black pepper
Snipped fresh parsley (optional)
Coarse salt (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with foil. Lightly coat foil with cooking spray; set baking sheets aside.
  2. Cut sweet potatoes lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick strips. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper; toss again to coat evenly. Arrange sweet potatoes in a single layer on prepared baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn potatoes over. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes more or until golden brown. If desired, sprinkle with parsley and/or coarse salt.

From the Test Kitchen

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Prepare as above, except add 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon with the oil.

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Prepare as above, except add 2 cloves garlic, minced, and 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder with the oil.

Southwestern Sweet Potato Fries:

Prepare as above, except before baking, sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon onion powder, and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper.

Nutrition Facts

(Baked Sweet Potato Fries)
    Per serving:
  • 178 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 7 g monounsatured fat),
  • 450 mg sodium,
  • 23 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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