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Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Published in Recipes, Pasta & Potatoes Author: CentraCare

Cooking these potatoes on high heat makes them tender inside and crispy on the outside. The seasonings bring out their flavor – no need to add salt.


  • 3 medium-large sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Peel and cut potatoes lengthwise into wedges 1-2 inches wide.
  3. Blend remaining ingredients and pour over potatoes, tossing well to coat.
  4. Place wedges on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  5. Bake 10 minutes; turn wedges over and bake another 10 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender and starting to brown.

Yield: 4 servings (1 serving = 3-4 wedges)

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 162
  • Fat: 3.5 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 0 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 15 mg
  • Carbs: 30.5 g.
  • Fiber: 2 g.
  • Protein: 1.5 g.