Hungry for fries? Slice potatoes into long thin wedges, toss with a little oil, salt and pepper, and pop them in the oven. They'll crisp to perfection--irresistible. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1997

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 450 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

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  • Cut each potato lengthwise into 8 wedges. Cut sweet potatoes into wedges about the same size. Place potatoes and sweet potatoes in a large bowl and toss with oil, paprika, salt and pepper.

  • Spread the potatoes and sweet potatoes on the prepared baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes. Loosen and turn; roast until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes longer. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

138 calories; 2.4 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 94 mg sodium. 577 mg potassium; 26.7 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 2.7 g protein; 3538 IU vitamin a iu; 25 mg vitamin c; 12 mcg folate; 21 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 18 mg magnesium;

Reviews (9)

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  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
My husband loves the sweet potato fries but doesn't care for the yukon gold ones. I thought both were very good! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
These fries were delicious. I left the skin on so one side was deliciously crispy but the other side was still somewhat soft. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
great recipe - we added onion and garlic powder to the oil too along with basil/tomato - dried herbs to this recipe - very good - thanks - Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
I WAS WONDERING--WOULD GRAPESEED OIL WORK ALSO? THX PETE Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
MAY I KNOW WHAT'S PAPRIKA Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
When red bell peppers are dried they are ground into tiny particles making paprika. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Great recipe! When I make oven-fried wedges I substitute garlic powder and onion powder for the paprika (taste preference). I do add paprika when I'm making mashed potatoes however. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
I've made these with olive oil a little pepper and a little chile powder but didn't add salt. I also leave the skins on. Delicious! They are great to serve with a turkey burger! Yum! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2011
Sweet potatoes are delish! I agree with the first reviewer's husband the yukon gold's are unremarkable when prepared according to the recipe. The sweet potatoes however are delish!!! Pros: Sweet potatoes Cons: Yukon gold potatoes Read More