Baked Spicy & Smoky Sweet Potato Fries


If you haven’t noticed, I LOVE sweet potatoes. So of course I prefer sweet potato fries over regular fries-hands down! They are a perfect side to a nice sandwich, burger, or grilled steak! The fries in this recipe aren’t that spicy but it’s really up to you how high you want to take the heat. I ate mine with a side of ketchup because that’s what I had on hand but a nice sour cream or yogurt based dipping sauce would be great with these. I’ll have to get back to you on that!

Baked Spicy & Smoky Sweet Potato Fries
recipe by Sabrina W. for eat.drink.and be merry.
yields 4 servings
2 large sweet potatoes, cleaned with skins left on, and cut into wedges
1 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon pepper
salt to taste
1 teaspoon olive oil

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

In a small bowl, mix all dry spices together.  Toss potatoes in a large bowl with olive oil.  Make sure to only use a teaspoon.  If you use too much, the potatoes will come out soggy. Sprinkle with dry rub and toss to make sure potatoes are evenly coated. Lay out on a baking sheet lined with foil or cooking spray. Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes. Check on them half way through and stir. If the potatoes are getting too brown, spray with cooking spray.


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