Oven-Fried Sweet Potatoes

Oven-Fried Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Howard L. Puckett
The sweet potato keeps its superfood status in this healthy recipe for oven fries. A sprinkling of grated orange peel adds a zesty note.

Yield:

7 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

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

November 1995
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