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Rosemary polenta baked sweet potato fries

This post is going to be everthing the baked sweet potato fries are:

 

  • sweet (kind of),
  • simple,
  • easy!

 

sweet potato wedges

It is as simple and easy as chopping up a few sweet potatoes and throwing them in the oven with some spices. 

Now, you can totally bake a bunch of these and keep for leftovers to add to your salads. However they stay crispy only when fresh out of the oven.

And hey- who said the sweet potatoes only have to be a side dish? Make some guacamole or hummus and serve up for a yummy dinner- no hassle and so delicious!

Baked sweet potato fries hype

Everyone has been loving sweet potaotes lately. Is it because they are loaded with healthy carbs, vitamins and minerals? Did you know 1 medium sweet potato has 103 calories, 24 g of carbohydrates (4 grams of fiber and 7 grams of sugar), 2.3 grams of protein and over 100 percent of your daily needs for vitamin A. Check here to read the whole article about this yummy goodness, but first let’s get to the recipe!

healthy sweet potato wedges

Why I love the baked sweet potato fries?

One, it is so easy to make. All you have to do is turn on the oven, cut a few sweet potatoes and drizzle them with oil and spices, put it in the oven and, preferably, wait for them to cook whilst sipping on some red wine in a good company. Ok, usually I am alone and on Instagram, but you know… 🙂

Two, it is delicious! As a side dish, or the main thing happening- fries are winners, aren’t they? Feel free to use regular potatoes as well, or the purple potatoes, possibilites are endless. The polenta makes them so crispy on the outside, yet they are soft and sweet on the inside.

Three, these are really nutritious. Also you are skipping on a lot of unhealthy oil when you are baking them instead. 

Four, there is nothing else to say. I feel silly calling this a recipe. So basic, I know. But I had to have it in on my blog… You just need these things in life, ok? 😉

Before you go make yourself some fries…

You should definitely check out this delicious crumble to make, beacuse you know… The oven is already on, so you should make a good use out of it! 😉

Aaaand, don’t forget to stick around and snoop all of the recipes on the blog! I feel as if I just started writing this blog, but I have over 10 recipes already posted… And you can always find me on Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook- so let’s connect, shall we?

healthy baked sweet potatoes

Rosemary polenta baked sweet potato fries

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Category: side

Cuisine: american

Yield: 2

Serving Size: 1 sweet potato

Calories per serving: 172

Fat per serving: 7 g

Saturated fat per serving: 1 g

Carbs per serving: 26 g

Protein per serving: 2 g

Fiber per serving: 4 g

Sugar per serving: 5 g

Sodium per serving: 1210 mg

Trans fat per serving: 0 g

Cholesterol per serving: 0 g

Rosemary polenta baked sweet potato fries

Healthy, perfectly crisp polenta and rosamary sweet potato wedges.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp polenta
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • sprig of rosemary, chopped
  • red chili flakes
  • black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 392°F.
  2. Cut your sweet potato lengthwise and then into wedges.
  3. Coat the sweet potato wedges with polenta then add salt, oil, pepper, rosemary and chili flakes to taste.
  4. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes, flipping them half-way through the bake. After 25 minutes they should be starting to get crispy, but it depends on the size of the wedges.
  5. Enjoy them while they are still warm and crispy on the outside.

Notes

Make a double batch and save the leftovers for salads.


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