T's Sweet Potato Fries

T's Sweet Potato Fries

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"These fries are a healthy alternative to the old standard French fries. The Italian seasoning and lemon pepper add an interesting twist to this vegetable."


55 m servings 174 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.7g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place the cut sweet potatoes into a microwave-safe dish with the water. Cook on in the microwave for 5 minutes on full power. Drain off liquid, and toss with Italian seasoning, lemon pepper, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Arrange fries on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes, turning once, or until fries are crispy on the outside.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 453 Ratings


I am giving this 4 stars because I skipped the pre cooking step and didn't use the lemon pepper. I love sweet potato fries and I make them all the time because of this recipe. The secret is to...

If you want them crispier, just skip the pre-cooking step and bake them longer (or cut them more thinly and keep the same cook time.)

my very first attempt at ANY kind of homemade french fry, and they came out perfect. I used sea salt, fresh ground pepper, and a dash of each: garlic powder, dehydrated onion, parsley flakes. Cu...

Suggested recipe made the potatoes too mushy. I remade omiting the pre-cooking and they turned out better.

To get the fries a bit more crispy they need to be cut rather thinly. This also helps them cook faster. To season I always add salt, pepper, and paprika, which gives it a nice contrast between t...

I'll give 5 stars to anything my 19 month old will eat! He loved them. So did my husband and I. I didn't do the microwave part. I cut them thinner cooked 30 mins at 400 and to crisp up a bit...

These were great. I only cooked in microwave for 3 min. Tossed with garlic olive oil, lemon seasoning and italian spices. Baked for 45 min. Crispiness depends on how thick you cut. The smaller c...

Super good alternative to regular oven fries. I cut mine to about the size of two regular fries. Took about 45 minutes to really get them perfectly crispy, but they were too mushy on the insid...

These were great. Instead of the lemon pepper/Italian seasoning combo, I seasoned with chili powder. I also had problems getting them to crisp. I think I'll try less time in the micro and mor...