Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet Potato Wedges Recipe
Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr
Move over French fries! Sweet Potato Wedges are the healthier pick to accompany your favorite burger. They're simple to prepare, and bake in about 20 minutes.


Serves 4 (serving size: 3 sweet potato wedges)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 178
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Sodium 214 mg


2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper


Preheat oven to 450°. Peel sweet potatoes; cut in half lengthwise. Cut each half lengthwise into thirds. Place potatoes in a bowl; add olive oil, kosher salt, and ground red pepper, tossing to coat. Arrange potato wedges on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; bake at 450° for 10 minutes. Turn potatoes; bake 10 to 12 minutes or until tender.


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