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Oven-Fried Sweet Potatoes

Howard L. Puckett
Yield 7 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
The sweet potato keeps its superfood status in this healthy recipe for oven fries. A sprinkling of grated orange peel adds a zesty note.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 176
  • caloriesfromfat 13 %
  • fat 2.5 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 2.5 g
  • carbohydrate 36.6 g
  • fiber 4.5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 104 mg
  • calcium 35 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Arrange sweet potato slices in a single layer on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until tender, turning the potato slices after 15 minutes.

  2. Combine parsley, orange rind, and garlic in a small bowl; stir well. Sprinkle parsley mixture over sweet potato slices.