Baked Sweet Potato Sticks

Staff Writer
Baked Sweet Potato Sticks
Safeway

That vibrant orange color isn't just for show — sweet potatoes are actually an amazing source of vitamin C, along with other daily recommended vitamins. This recipe gives them a healthy crunch by baking them, rather than frying. 

4
Servings
252
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean and cut into 1/2-inch wide sticks
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 Teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 Teaspoons salt

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. 

Place the potato sticks in a medium-sized bowl and, using hands, toss with  the melted butter. Season with the nutmeg and salt and arrange them skin side down, 1 inch apart, on a baking sheet. Bake until outsides are crispy and insides are tender, about 20 minutes.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
10%
Sugar
10g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Protein
4g
7%
Carbs
46g
15%
Vitamin A
1657µg
100%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
23.8%
Vitamin C
5mg
9%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.8mg
3.8%
Vitamin K
5µg
6%
Calcium
72mg
7%
Fiber
7g
28%
Folate (food)
26µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
26µg
6%
Iron
1mg
8%
Magnesium
59mg
15%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
111mg
16%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
770mg
22%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8.3%
Sodium
546mg
23%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.1%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
0.7mg
4.7%

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