Sweet Potato Fries

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Serving Size: 
2/3 cup fries and 1 T dip
Cost Per Serving: 
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes (about 4 medium)
  • 1 tablespoon oil (canola or vegetable)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, chili powder, or paprika
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Rinse potatoes under running water. Scrub potatoes well and peel, if desired.
  3. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise.
  4. Lay each potato half flat and slice into half-round shapes about 1/4" thick.
  5. Combine potatoes, oil, and salt in a bowl. Stir so potatoes are covered with oil.
  6. Grease cookie sheet with oil and lay potato slices in a single layer.
  7. Bake for about 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes.
  8. Mix the dip ingredients while potatoes are baking.
  9. Serve immediately.
  • Watch How to Make Homemade Oven Fries (http://goo.gl/gR8J76).
  • These are best when served hot.
  • Sweet potatoes are a great source of Vitamin A.
  • You can skip the dip or use ketchup.
  • Sweet potatoes are great as an appetizer.
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