Sweet Potato (Kumara) Wedges

Sweet Potato (Kumara) Wedges


"This is a recipe I made while attempting to finish a food tech assignment. This also works well with regular potatoes. Sweet potatoes are known as 'kumara' in New Zealand where I am from. Serve with sour cream."


40 m servings 445 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 445 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 2.9 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 98g
  • 32%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 347 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Drizzle a medium baking sheet with the vegetable oil.
  2. In a large, resealable plastic bag, mix flour, paprika, mustard powder, salt, and pepper. Place sweet potato wedges in the bag, and toss to coat.
  3. Arrange coated sweet potato wedges on the prepared baking sheet. Bake 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until browned and crisp.
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  1. 33 Ratings


Decent side dish. Enjoyed it, but it didn't take center stage. A little too much flour for only two potatoes. Try 1/8 cup or more potatoes. Also, try a little chili powder instead of mustard pow...

We really loved this recipe! We made it one week and then again the following! I did cut down a bit on the amount of flour and I substituted the mustard powder for cayenne pepper. I also added...

My husband & kids ate these sweet potatoes, which is saying a lot. I agree with another reviewer who suggested using chili powder instead of the dry mustard. I'm not a fan of the dry mustard i...

Tip for crisp potatoes without turning - I put the potatoes on a cooling rack on my baking sheet when cooking to allow it to crisp up on all sides. The recipe ingredients were perfect, the only...

The potatoes didn't get brown unless you turned them. A since they were cut into wedges you could not get all sides brown. I even tried brushing with oil. Next time I will season the oil, omi...

I was not thrilled with these. They tasted very bland. Too much pepper. Maybe try them in a pan instead of in the oven. I don't think I would try this one again.

These were pretty good. I think that you could use less flour. I enjoyed the paprika and mustard flavors together. I used 2 sweet potatoes and 2 parsnips, which worked nicely. The texture was ni...

I come from NZ too (now live in Australia). I used real kumara not the orange sweet potato. Used less flour,1 heaped Tbsp. The mustard complemented the sweetness of the Kumara. Thanks Nikki, a t...

wow, I have to say, these were the worst things that has come out of my kitchen in a while. not sure exactly what went wrong, but they didn't brown and they tasted very bland; all around super d...