Sweet Potato Fries

Serves 4-6

Sweet Potato Fries

We have turned the American classic on its head, swapping the traditional potato for its sweet counterpart in this delicious recipe. Sweet potatoes are chock-full of vitamins and fiber. Dip them in ketchup, aioli sauce, ponzu sauce, or anything you like!


  • 2 medium-sized sweet potatoes
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Salt


1. Preheat the oven; prepare the sweet potatoes

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Scrub the sweet potatoes with a brush and warm water.
  • Chop the sweet potatoes into ¼ -½-inch slices.

2. Place the sweet potatoes on the cookie sheet

  • Line the cookie sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Drizzle the slices with olive oil, salt, and paprika.
  • Toss the fries with the olive oil and paprika with both hands until all of the fries are coated in a small amount of oil, paprika, and salt.
  • Lay the sweet potatoes in a single layer on the cookie sheet. All of the slices should be completely touching the pan and not on top of one another.

3. Cook unil crisp

  • Place the sheet of fries into the heated oven for 25-30 minutes.
  • Cook to desired level of crispness.
  • Remove fries from oven and allow time to cool before serving.
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Tasks for Helping Hands:

  • Chopping sweet potatoes
  • Covering tray with aluminum foil
  • Tossing sweet potatoes with oil and seasoning
  • Laying out potatoes on tray


Carrie Durward, PhD, RD, Sydney Mason, and Chelsey Mickelson

Carrie Durward

Carrie Durward

Nutrition Specialist


Phone: (435) 797-5843
Office Location: NFS 113 / USU Campus

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