Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Looking for a snack with a sweet yet salty combination? Need a delicious vegetable dish to go with your meal? Look no further than these baked sweet potato fries! The hardest part about this dish is getting the sweet potatoes sliced and julienned. After that, the rest is pretty straightforward.

A common misconception about living with type 2 diabetes is that potatoes are off-limits. Although a starchy vegetable, this isn't entirely true! Plant-based nutrition has been linked to improved overall health. Sweet potatoes can provide vitamins and minerals to your diet in moderation.

Makes 8 servings
Serving Size: ½ cup
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients for baked sweet potato fries

  • 4 sweet potatoes with skin on, cleaned and julienned
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Fresh chives (optional)

Directions for baked sweet potato fries

  1. Set oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine all ingredients, except salt, in a large bowl and toss.
  4. Spread fries out on a baking sheet to create 1 layer. Place in the oven.
  5. Halfway through the baking time, around 15 minutes into baking, toss the fries to ensure even cooking.
  6. When browned and slightly crispy, remove from oven and sprinkle with salt and fresh chives.
  7. Enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 161
  • carbohydrate: 24.3g
  • cholesterol: 0mg
  • fat: 6.8g
  • fiber: 2.3g
  • potassium: 12mg
  • protein: 1.3g
  • saturated fat: 0.5g
  • sodium: 291mg
  • sugars: 0.3g
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