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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 80.7
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 590.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Sweet and Spicy Potato Oven Fries

Submitted by: LIZZS2NDCHANCE
Sweet and Spicy Potato Oven Fries

Introduction

A great tasting and healthy alternative to fries. A great tasting and healthy alternative to fries.
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1 large sweet potato
    Cooking spray
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
    1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

-Preheat the oven to 500 degrees

-Peel and chop the sweet potato into strips or wedges.

-Add to a medium bowl with the potato wedges the next 5 ingredients (cooking spray, sugar, salt, ground red pepper, black pepper). Toss well to coat.

-Arrange potatoes on baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 10 minutes, flip the potatoes and bake another 10 minutes, until tender and browned.

Makes 2 servings.








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  • Good
    224 of 225 people found this review helpful
    Sweet potato fries are the best!
    To save energy (and kitchen heat w/500 degree oven) just parboil your sweet potato for a few minutes in water. Let it cool, peel and cut into bite sized pieces. Mix with seasonings and cook in 350 oven for 10 minutes or until they are fork tender. - 8/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    105 of 106 people found this review helpful
    I make these numerous times a week, have been for LONG time! To make cooking time shorter and cutting easier, I nuke my sweet potatoes in the microwave for about 30 seconds or less (any more and they mush like baked potatoes) I also preheat the pan in the oven so they dont stick to the pan. ;) - 10/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    83 of 83 people found this review helpful
    I've made these for a while now, not only for all the good stuff sweet potatoes contain, but because my husband loves them too! I bake in my toaster oven @ 425' for 30 min, flipping after 15 min. I HATE "sweet" potatoes, so I use only olive oil and salt, with organic catsup to dip. - 9/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    53 of 53 people found this review helpful
    Sweet potatoes are grown in abundance where I live so I cook with them often. If you don't like them spicy, try chopping some fresh rosemary on top and then during the last few minutes of baking, sprinkle some Parmesan cheese on top. Also, there is no need to peel them. - 12/10/09

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  • 52 of 58 people found this review helpful
    I never add sugar since they have natural sweetness. I like these with TONS of cumin (maybe 2 tsp for ONE s.p.) even better than paprika (probably use 1 tsp -- I don't measure, I go by eye). - 9/19/09

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  • Good
    36 of 39 people found this review helpful
    They were way too spicy (and I'm a spicy food fan). Next time I'll cut the red pepper in half. - 8/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    36 of 39 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty. Didn't have ground red pepper, so used chili powder instead. - 7/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    34 of 34 people found this review helpful
    SERIOUSLY yummy! I followed the advice here and boiled for about 15 minutes, cooled down, peeled and put in the oven @ 350 for 10 minutes, turned over, then another 10 minutes. MY NEW FAVORITE FOOD! - 11/5/09

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  • 31 of 31 people found this review helpful
    I toss in a little bit of olive oil. Instead of par boiling, try microwaving 3/4 of the way - cuts the baking time way down and keeps them tender on the inside while crispy on the outside - 1/26/10

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  • Very Good
    24 of 25 people found this review helpful
    Try using garlic and pepper only for your seasoning. It gives them a GREAT flavor! Trust me, if you like garlic, you'll like them this way! - 10/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    20 of 25 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe! I toss the potatoes in a plastic bag w/oil & salt so no bowl to clean. Put the fries on a cookie cooling rack on top of the baking sheet to bake. Delicious! Going to try this today w/regular potatoes since I don't have any yams & w/out peeling. - 11/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    20 of 20 people found this review helpful
    I love these! They are really good dipped in a little sour cream also... - 11/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    20 of 23 people found this review helpful
    I've made these with Cayenne pepper too! Love them... - 7/10/09

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  • Very Good
    19 of 22 people found this review helpful
    I made this for dinner. I omitted the sugar and added cumin. Next time I think I will omit the ground red pepper and bake at 400. Thanks. - 9/19/09

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  • Good
    18 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe - used less pepper though. - 7/31/09

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  • Very Good
    14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I made some adjustments - garlic salt instead of plain and 1/4 tsp. instead of 1/2. I also used cajun seasoning and eliminated the red pepper since I didn't have any. I baked at 400 degrees for 20 mins. Very good but hard to resist. Will make again, but only one portion at a time. - 10/17/09

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  • Very Good
    14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    We add lime juice to them during the baking time as well. - 10/16/09

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  • 14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Loved this recipe. quick, easy and tasty. - 7/11/09

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  • Very Good
    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Delicious we love them. I parboil my sweet potatoes but do not peel. - 9/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I did not use the red pepper and these were wonderful - 9/17/09

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  • Very Good
    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I have a pepper allergy, so left both the peppers (and salt) out - substituted seasoning salt instead, which worked really well for us.
    My husband hates sweet potatoes !00%, but loved these - he thought they were carrots so we let him think that's what he ate. Now he wants them all the time! - 9/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Very good! My husband loved them, and so did I. A little too spicy for the kids. - 7/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    yum! delicious and so easy! my husband asked if we can have these every night. - 7/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Easy and excellent....will definitely make again. Didn't have red pepper, but used a dash of ground white pepper. - 10/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I loved these and have made them twice, but I love spicy foods. Easy to get in your daily water after eating these. You'll need it! - 12/3/09

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