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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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Life is busy these days, so I am reposting this recipe from four years ago.

Sweet Potato Fries 

Most kids like these sweet potato fries. In the last four years, I’ve served these to over a dozen foster kids, and every single one of them begged for more.  If you have an excess of sweet potatoes, this recipe is a quick fix and goes with practically any meal.


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The how of the sweet potato fries

Peel those potatoes, then slice them into circles or wedges.  Add olive oil and sea salt to a bag and marinate the potatoes for an hour or two.




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If you don’t  have time to marinate them, just put the potatoes on the tray and add the olive oil and sea salt. Then put them into the oven and bake them.





By the time you have the rest of your meal prep done, these potatoes will be done.

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Yes, a few of these got a little over-done. Be sure to take them out of the oven when they’re still a little stiff.
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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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There are regular baked sweet potatoes and then there are these. Easy to prepare and to bake, and a nice side dish to serve.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Vegetable
Cuisine American
Servings 6 -8 servings


  • 6-8 sweet potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon sea salt


  • Peel potatoes
  • Slice into rings or into wedges
  • Put olive oil and sea salt into a zip lock gallon size bag
  • Put sliced/wedged sweet potatoes into the bag
  • Mix ingredients together in the bag
  • Marinate for an hour, turning the bag every 15 minutes
  • Bake at 450 for approximately 30 minutes
  • Turn potatoes part way through baking

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