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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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"I'm concerned about the canola oil. From what I've read, coconut oil would be better (yes, it's saturated fat, but its medium-chain triglycerides have a beneficial effect on the body). And for the reader who adds Splenda--!!!! Why don't...
Oven Sweet Potato Fries

38 Reviews for Oven Sweet Potato Fries

11/10/2010

I used the canola spray. I added garlic and parmesan cheese! YUM

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11/08/2010
Anonymous

In addition to cayenne pepper, I add garlic salt, cumin and paprika.

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11/08/2010
Anonymous

I love sweet potatoes. What a great way to get everyone to eat them!

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11/06/2010
Anonymous

I can make this a five star recipe (for my personal tastes), and have done so several times. I substitute a little Splenda and cinnamon for the pepper. Now THAT's a snack. Satisfies the sweet tooth without killing the nutritional advantages. But you have to be careful not to eat too much -- there is a law of diminishing returns if you overdo your consumption of something that tastes so good. This is great as either a snack or a side dish with lean pork tenderloin. Fall is the season for great sweet potatoes, and I live only 30 miles from Opelousas, Louisiana, the self-proclaimed yam capital, and home of the annual "Yambilee Festival."

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11/06/2010
Anonymous

I've been making sweet potato fries like this for a year or so, but I use olive oil instead of canola. Everyone LOVES them, and can't get enough.

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