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Spiced Sweet Potato Wedges Recipe

A fantastic accompaniment to grilled pork or roast chicken, these salty-sweet wedges also make a stealthily healthy snack for ravenous boys. The sweet potato truly is a super vegetable: it is packed with antioxidants and four times the daily recommendation of beta-carotene needed for healthy skin, hair, and eyesight. In several vegetable rating roundups, it consistently beat most other vegetables in overall nutritional power. No wonder it’s one of the first foods we feed to babies.
Categories: American, Side Plates, Vegetarian
Primary Method: Baked
Step 1
2 tbsp • Brown sugar
1 tsp • Coarse salt
1/2 tsp • Ground cumin
1/8 tsp • Cayenne pepper
4 • Sweet potatoes • peeled, sliced in half
• and cut into 4in pieces
1 tbsp • Vegetable oil
Preheat the oven to 350F. Cover a rimmed baking sheet with baking parchment or foil.

In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, salt, cumin, and cayenne. Spread the sweet potatoes on the baking sheet. Drizzle the oil over the wedges and toss to coat.

Transfer the wedges to the bowl and toss completely with the spice mixture to coat each piece. Return the potatoes to the baking sheet and spread out in a single layer.

Bake for 10 minutes. Turn over the wedges. Raise the heat to 400F. Bake for 10 to 15 more minutes, until the potatoes are golden brown and tender.


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