Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro
These peppery-sweet potatoes are delicious with roasted meats. Cooking them at a high heat makes their interior tender just as the sugar-and-spice coating begins to caramelize and brown the outside.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 3 wedges)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 153
Caloriesfromfat 2 %
Fat 0.4 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 35.5 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 166 mg
Calcium 31 mg

Ingredients

6 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 1/4 pounds)
Cooking spray
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

Preheat oven to 500°.

Peel potatoes; cut each lengthwise into quarters. Place potatoes in a large bowl; coat with cooking spray. Combine sugar, salt, and peppers, and sprinkle over potatoes, tossing well to coat. Arrange potatoes, cut sides down, in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 500° for 10 minutes; turn wedges over. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until tender and beginning to brown.

Note:

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Kathryn Conrad,

October 2004
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