Jennifer Leah Gottlieb's Baked Sweet Potato Fries

You'll only need sweet potatoes and oil in order to make the healthiest, tastiest fries you've ever had
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Ugh, French fries. These greasy guys will send you down a bad path quickly. One medium serving of typical fast food fries will cost you 378 calories, 17 grams of fat, 45 grams of carbs, and 221 mg of sodium! A happy world would be a place where we could eat French fries and not see the repercussions on our waistlines. Guess what? Creating a healthier version of French fries is super easy and quite delicious! These baked sweet potato fries are a total game changer. Give them a try!

This recipe is provided by Jennifer Leah Gottlieb.

2
Servings
221
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3  large sweet potatoes, sliced into strips
  • 1/4  Cup  of olive oil or melted coconut oil
  • Spices. Jennifer recommends garlic, oregano, sea salt, basil, and/or thyme.

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Put oil and spices in small bowl and mix well.

Slice sweet potatoes and put on large baking sheet (or two if you are making a lot).

Pour oil over the fries and toss until evenly coated.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or more until slightly browned and tender.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
25g
36%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%

Baked Sweet Potato Shopping Tip

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Baked Sweet Potato Cooking Tip

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.