Crispy Garlic Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet potato fries are a great way to add some healthy fun to your weeknight meals. Unlike traditional fries, these fries are baked in the oven, so you can enjoy crispy, finger food without all of the grease that comes when they are deep-fried.This recipe for Crispy Garlic Sweet Potato Fries is loaded with vitamin A and with just a few simple ingredients, you will have your fries ready in under an hour. Here’s our tip: the key to making sure your fries turn out crispy is to closely follow the instructions for cutting the sweet potatoes to the proper size and of course, keeping those portions consistent so they bake evenly in the oven.Looking for something green to go alongside the sweet potato fries? Try out this recipe for sautéed greens.
- 4 sweet potatoes
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning or ramp salt
- 1 tsp salt
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- Preheat oven to 400°. Cut each sweet potato lengthwise in half. Cut each half into 1/2 inch slices.
- In a large bowl add the potato strips, olive oil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning or ramp salt, and pepper. If you use the ramp salt, do not add more salt.
- Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a 15"x10"x1" baking pan-coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with any remaining coating. Bake for 25-30 minutes until they are golden brown and crispy.
Amount per serving --- calories 118 total fat 8g 12% saturated fat 1g 5% cholesterol mg % sodium 29mg 1% total carbohydrates 12g 4% dietary fiber 2g 8% total sugars 2g protein 1g 2% --- vitamin A 6948 IU 139% vitamin C 1mg 1% calcium 46mg 5% iron 1mg 6% potassium 210mg 6%