Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Course: Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: fries, healthy, recipes, side dish, snacks, sweet potatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Author: Joanna Brooks
Hello there! I'm so excited to show you how to make one of my favorite side dishes, these Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries. These are quick to prepare and are a hit with my kids.
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Ingredients

  • Sweet potatoes. Plan on one medium potato per adult person.
  • Vegetable oil or other cooking oil of your choice.
  • Salt.

Instructions

Pre-heat your oven to 420F. Peel your sweet potatoes, and cut off the ends. Cut the potatoes into roughly 3 inch long sections, then cut them into slices.

Cut each slice into fry sized pieces. Put all your fries in a bowl, and drizzle them with your vegetable oil. Then add salt to taste.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and spread out your fries in a single layer. Don't over crowd the fries.

Bake them in your 420F oven for 30-45 minutes, or until done. I always test mine by poking them with a fork, and then doing a taste test.

Recipe Notes

And if you're craving something extra sweet, you can choose to dress them up with a sprinkle of brown sugar and cinnamon. However, that does take away the whole healthy aspect! I hope your family enjoys these Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries as much as mine does!