Baked sweet potatoes have become a weekly staple ever since my youngest started solid foods! They’re easy to prep in advance and heat up during the week and a great food for the entire family. But tonight, I decided to spice them up a bit and make some homemade sweet potato fries.
I started with 4 small sweet potatoes and cut them into strips.
Keeping them close to equal size was a challenge but I did my best!
I tossed the pieces into a stainless steel bowl and added 1 TBS of olive oil, 1 tsp of sea salt, a sprinkle of cracked black pepper and a TBS of minced garlic. (Note: you could add cinnamon if you’re looking for something sweet, or even some cumin and cayenne pepper if you want a kick. Since my kids were eating them I kept it simple but feel free to get creative!)
I put the lid on, gave it a good shake, then laid them out on a jelly roll pan.
Baking time will vary, but I did 30 minutes, flipping every 10 minutes.
While the potatoes were cooking I cut up and steamed some broccoli and served it with some grilled chicken I had grilled last week, froze then defrosted for tonights dinner!
Well rounded clean eating, fulfilling meal enjoyed on this hot hot summer night!
4 small sweet potatoes
1 TBS olive oil
1 TBS minced garlic
1 tsp sea salt
1. Preheat oven to 425
2. Clean potatoes
3. Cut potatoes into equal sized strips
3. Add sliced potatoes and all seasonings into bowl and shake well.
4. Bake for approximately 30 minutes, turning every 10 and checking to make sure they’re not over/under cooked
5. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces and enjoy!
I hope you like this recipe! Let me know if you try some other seasoning combos!
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