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Oven-Fried Sweet Potatoes

The sweet potato keeps its superfood status in this healthy recipe for oven fries. A sprinkling of grated orange peel adds a zesty note.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 1995

  • Yield: 7 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 176
  • Calories from fat: 13%
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 2.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 36.6g
  • Fiber: 4.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 104mg
  • Calcium: 35mg
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