Sweet Potato Fries: Baked Goodness
Who can resist the delightful allure of sweet potato fries? Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside – they’re the epitome of comfort with a touch of elegance. Whether you’re savoring them during a cozy family dinner or serving them at a casual get-together, these baked sweet potato fries are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
- 2 large sweet potatoes, washed and peeled
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Cut the sweet potatoes into thin, even matchsticks, ensuring they’re uniform for even baking.
- In a large bowl, toss the sweet potato matchsticks with olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Make sure each fry is well coated.
- Spread the seasoned sweet potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet, avoiding overcrowding.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping the fries halfway through to ensure even crispiness.
- Once golden and crisp, remove the fries from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
A delightful recipe for baked sweet potato fries that strike the perfect balance between crispy and tender. Seasoned to perfection, these fries are a wonderful side dish for any occasion.
Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Total Fat: 7g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 2g
Indulge in the heavenly flavors of these baked sweet potato fries. Each bite is a symphony of textures and tastes, making it hard to believe that they’re baked and not fried. The paprika and garlic powder infuse these fries with a smoky warmth, while the natural sweetness of the potatoes shines through. Whether you’re enjoying them with your favorite dipping sauce or as a standalone snack, these sweet potato fries are a testament to simplicity done right. Serve them up and watch them disappear – because everyone deserves a little goodness in their life.