Chili Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

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I am one of the millions of people who love French fries, but in a quest to eat healthier and consume less calorie laden foods such as these I discovered a new and wonderful power-food called the sweet potato. Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin B6, vitamin C & D, iron and magnesium. This combination of vitamins and minerals in sweet potatoes make them a “feel good food” because they help us not only ward off disease, cope with stress, boost our energy levels and mood but they also aid in relaxation. Do yourself a favor and try my recipe for sweet potato fries and see if they make you feel as good as they make me feel!

Chiki Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe
 
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Recipe type: side dish
Ingredients
  • 1 large or 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into wedges
  • ½ tsp olive oil
  • ½- ¾ tsp chili powder (more or less depending on taste preference)
  • Kosher salt (to taste)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl toss wedges with olive oil to thoroughly coat each and the sprinkle with chili powder and salt.
  4. Place wedges on sheet pan in a single layer.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, flip and continue baking for an additional 15-20 minutes.
  6. Sweet potatoes are finished when they have a nice browning to them. (Note: they do not get ultra-crispy like traditional fries through this baking method).
Notes
* Withhold the chili powder and season with an alternative spice if desired or leave them plain. * For a sweet dessert like dish, season with cinnamon and/or nutmeg and drizzle lightly with honey.

Chili sweet potato fries are a great side dish for Olive Burgers!

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Renae is a married working mom of two handsome boys. She works as a registered dental hygienist by day and blogs here at How to Have it All by night. She enjoys cooking from scratch, working in her vegetable garden and functional training.

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