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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes


Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 4 wedges)

Look for long, thin sweet potatoes; they make better oven fries than shorter, more squat ones.

Ingredients

  • 2 (8-ounce) sweet potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons almonds, finely chopped
  • 3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 169
  • Fat 6.7g
  • Satfat 0.7g
  • Monofat 4.5g
  • Polyfat 1.2g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg
  • Iron 1mg
  • Sodium 242mg
  • Calcium 38mg

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°.

Step 2

Cut potatoes lengthwise into 1/2-inch wedges. Combine potatoes, oil, and sugar; toss to coat. Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle with almonds, salt, and pepper. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes or until tender and browned.


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