Sweet Potato Fries

A friend of mine made these delicious sweet potato fries for me during her last visit. They are awesome.

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1 - 2 Sweet Potatoes (or 1 gigantic Sweet Potato)
Olive Oil

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel sweet potatoes (optional) and slice into thick strips (like steak fries.) A sharp knife will be helpful here. Drizzle olive oil over baking sheet and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Arrange sweet potato fries in one layer on baking sheet, turning fries over to coat in olive oil and add more if necessary (but not too much or they will be soggy.) Salt and pepper to taste once more. Bake for 20 minutes, then flip fries over for maximum crispiness. Depending on your preferred level of char, cook for another 15 - 30 minutes, or until fries are done to your liking.


joshua said…
I have been making this receipe for a couple of years to wean my kids from fat-fried french fries. To make it really interesting and beautiful, I use One orange sweet potato, one Okinawan purple potato, a Yukon gold, and a White potato - they get a great mix of colors on the plate and each potato "fry" has a delicious, unique taste.

You can also slice them really really thin and make colorful bag of "chips" to take for lunch! Hmm, with a yogurt base dip they don't even notice all the vitamins and veggies they're getting...