Sweet Potato Fries


You'll be surprised at how much better homemade sweet potato fries are than their diner counterparts. Slightly crispy and creamy on the inside, these fries are worth the effort.

Sweet Potato Fries
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled (if desired)

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • Salt

  • Ground black pepper

  • Snipped Italian (flat-leaf) fresh parsley (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line two baking sheets with foil; set aside.

  2. Cut sweet potatoes lengthwise into 1/2-inch strips. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat.

  3. Arrange sweet potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Turn sweet potatoes. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes more or until lightly browned. Season to taste with salt and pepper. If desired, sprinkle with parsley.


For extra flavor, sprinkle the sweet potatoes with 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, and 1 teaspoon chili powder before baking as directed.


vegetarian, lower carb

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

115 Calories
5g Fat
17g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 115
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1.8mg 9%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 293mg 6%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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