Roasted Sweet Potato Fries


Baked sweet potatoes are truly a favorite among chefs and home cooks alike. The process of roasting sweet potatoes transforms the humble tuber into a dish that is both simple to execute and complex in flavor.

When baking potatoes fries, one might expect a lengthy cooking time, but sweet potatoes offer a delightful shortcut. Unlike their starchy counterparts the plain potato, which may require up to 40 minutes in the oven, sweet potatoes in oven can be perfectly roasted in a mere 15 to 20 minutes.

The method is straightforward, just a light coating of olive oil, a seasoning of salt and pepper, and a quick bake yield a dish with a caramelized exterior and a tender, flavorful interior. The result is a roasted sweet potato that stands out not only for its sweet and savory notes but also for its adaptability. Whether served as a standalone side, incorporated into salads, used as a snack or side dish the roasted sweet potato is a sweet marvel to make at home, let’s check the recipe!

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries

  • Servings: 4-8
  • Difficulty: Normal
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Roasted sweet potatoes fries are a delicious and simple side dish or snack with a nice sauce to dip.


  • Sweet Potatoes – 3 large
  • Oregano – A pinch
  • Paprika – A pinch
  • Olive Oil – A few drizzles
  • Pepper – A pinch
  • Salt – A pinch


  1. Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into thick sticks (too thin sticks will cook too quickly and the sweet potatoes will have a different texture), put them in a bowl and cover with water.
  2. Heat the oven to 180ºC and prepare a baking tray lined with non-stick paper.
  3. Remove the potatoes from the water and dry them on a cloth or non-stick paper, placed them in the baking tray.
  4. Season with a few drizzles of olive oil, dried oregano, paprika, salt and pepper, toss them and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes or until they are golden and creamy.
  5. Remove from the oven and you’re ready to serve, bon appetit and enjoy!
Notes: If you want to bake a whole sweet potatoes with skin, make sure to pierce it with a fork to allow for steam to release.

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Per Serving: 750 calories; 15 g fat; 150 g carbohydrates; 15 g protein.

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