Sweet Potatoes


"Enjoy the natural sweetness of vitamin rich sweet potato fries that are baked in the oven. A great phase 2 side dish to any meal."


servings 225 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 47g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Peel 4 medium sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch-thick sticks. Toss with 2 tsp. olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast at 450 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes, turning twice, until browned and tender.
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  • Recipe reprinted with permission of EatingWell, The Magazine of Food & Health.
  • Copyright(C) 2003 Waterfront Media, Inc. All rights reserved.
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  1. 26 Ratings


I don't miss regular potatoes when I get to eat these fries! I love them! For a crispier version, toss the sweet potato sticks in a beaten egg white instead of olive oil, then season and bake. Y...

These were good but I added rosemary, thyme, garlic and season salt. I think that the temperature is way too high at 450, I roasted mine at 350 and then increased it to 400 the last 10 min and ...

I am not on the South Beach Diet, and tend to fry everything rather than baking, because my husband and I love crunchy food, so I was hesitant about trying this recipe. However, when they came ...

i put mine in the oven at 350 for 20 minutes, flipped them and put them back in for another 10-15 min. they crisped up perfectly. i also subbed cinnamon for salt because i wanted a different fl...

Great taste but you have to babysit them in the oven. Looking back, I definitely think that 450 is way to high. I'll try them again with a lower degrees.

Mine also came out burnt and mushy... The tips were burnt but the center didn't have time to crisp up at all yet. Next time I'll try reducing the heat and baking for MUCH longer, or even use egg...

I followed the recipe, but mine never crisped... just got mushy in the center and burnt on the edges.

Quick and easy. Good!

Fantastic! My parents both hate sweet potatoes, but I didn't tell them I used them, they just assumed I had a different type of seasoning. They loved it! I used the Safeway Garlic and Red Pepper...