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Sweet Potato Fries

 
 
 

Until recently I haven’t really enjoyed sweet potatoes. I think my last pregnancy helped. I still don’t looooove them in some dishes, but I do love Savannah’s sweet potatoes, and sweet potato fries.  We had one sad little sweet potato one day and I was trying to figure out a meal to incorporate it. We decided on Chik Fil-A style chicken (see thursday’s post) and sweet potater fries. I threw in some pumpkin pie spice on a whim and it was pretty much genius. They were crispy on the outside, tender and fluffy on the inside and ohhhh that warm spice from the pumpkin pie seasoning. It’s delicious. I’m sold. Totally sold.

Yes, you are correct that there is no dipping sauce shown. Well, I made them to go with the chicken so you’ll see them tomorrow. However, one of them we only ate with the fries because it just went together better. You guys, the dipping sauce is so flippin’ good with these. I tell you no lies.

Can You Make Sweet Potato Fries With White Sweet Potatoes?

 Sweet potatoes have more nutrients than a russet potato.

You can use any color sweet potato you prefer.

Are Sweet Potatoes Good For You?

Sweet potatoes contain high amounts of fiber and potassium.

Sweet potatoes have more overall nutrients with fewer calories than a regular potato.

Sweet potatoes may help maintain a healthy blood pressure and protect against cancer.

Can Fries Be Reheated?

The best way to reheat fries is in a skillet.

Heat a little oil in a heavy skillet on medium heat.

When the skillet is hot, add the fries and stir around until they are hot and crisp.

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries ohsweetbasil.com

Sweet Potato Fries

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 6 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons cinnamon

Instructions

  • Slice sweet potatoes into steak fry sized slices.
  • Combine all other ingredients and then melt them. I like to dredge the fries in the sauce & then bake, but you can also bake the potatoes and then dip them in the sauce.
  • Bake at 400 for 30 min or until soft.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Fries
Amount Per Serving (1 recipe)
Calories 556
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 91.6mg31%
Carbohydrates 61.8g21%
Fiber 14g58%
Sugar 11.1g12%
Protein 4.9g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Perfectly crisp on the outside and tender in the center french fries just like our favorite takeout, and special sauce is amazing, ridiculously amazing. ohsweetbasil.com

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seasoned french fries recipe with srawberry ketchup that is to die for

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carrian feik cheney oh sweet basil

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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4 comments

  • Can't wait to try these! I love sweet potato fries but mine have always been a bit soggy, sounds like this might be the solution! Dipping sauce is so simple but sounds delish! Thanks, Chris

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  • Oh I like the rack idea, I haven't tried that. I always have problems with soggy sweet potato fries and that's probably why.

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  • i literally just bought sweet potatoes so i could make sweet potato fries! now i have a recipe! yay

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