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Oven Sweet Potato Fries

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Making oven fries out of sweet potatoes brings out their inherent sweetness.



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Oven Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Makes: 2 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss sweet potato wedges with oil, salt and pepper. Spread the wedges out on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until browned and tender, turning once, about 20 minutes total.

Nutrition

Per serving: 122 calories; 5 g fat (0 g sat, 3 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 3 g fiber; 323 mg sodium; 429 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat


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