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Trendy Side: Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet potato fries are totally having a moment. They're a more festive alternative to regular russet potatoes and don't necessarily have to be fried. This particular variation is baked in the oven and are seasoned with a soy chili oil before being placed in a pan. They are a lovely companion to roast meats and poultry and they jazz up the classic burger. They would also be wonderful as an appetizer at a holiday cocktail party. Take a look at the recipe now, just

Sweet Potato Wedges with Rosemary
From Vegetarian Times magazine

3 1/2 lb. sweet potatoes
3 Tbs. olive oil
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 1/2 tsp. Soy Sauce
Salt to taste
1 heaping Tbs. chopped fresh rosemary

  1. Preheat oven to 450F. Line two shallow roasting pans or rimmed baking sheets with aluminum foil.
  2. Halve potatoes crosswise, then lengthwise, and cut each half into 4 sticks.
  3. Mix oil, chili powder and soy sauce in bowl. Drizzle over potatoes, and toss to coat.
  4. Arrange skin side down in one layer in baking pans. Sprinkle with salt.
  5. Roast 12 minutes. Turn slices, and roast until tender, 8 to 12 minutes more. Add salt, if needed. Toss in rosemary.

Serves 8.

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cloudy-D cloudy-D 9 years
Looks so good! I'm getting hungry just looking at all of it. :)
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
yum X 10
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Lala chips?
juliegal juliegal 9 years
i think these might make it to my table TONIGHT!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
I love sweet potato fries and chips! These would be great, too!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Mmmmm these sound so yummy!
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 9 years
Oh man, these look so good! I'll bet they taste great!
katlovesclothes katlovesclothes 9 years
Can't wait to try it!
Rachel419 Rachel419 9 years
Mmmmm I love these! My step-mom makes the best ones ever!
e-von e-von 9 years
Question: Could you bake the wedges WITH the rosemary mixed in?
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
These make me think of the KFC ones.
terryt18 terryt18 9 years
Yum, baked sweet potatoes are the best!
aeschere aeschere 9 years
i love making something like this... i used to eat them all the time! they remind me of sweet potato vendor carts on bright mornings in Japan.
Roxyrl12 Roxyrl12 9 years
I was a nanny for triplets and made sweet potatoe fries for them all the time because they all three kids had a sweet tooth and it was a struggle to get them to eat their veggies! They loved them!! All you moms and nannys out there, write this one down, kids love them!
kmariem kmariem 9 years
I have sweet potatoes left over from Thanksgiving so this recipe is so timely - thanks!
emalove emalove 9 years
I prefer a baked sweet potato, but I DO love sweet potato fried too. I love anything sweet potato actually!!
mamaseacat mamaseacat 9 years
Mmmm... These are sooooo good! I used to go this restaurant in Berkeley and their signature fries were delicious! It was a combination of sweet potato, taro root and regular potatoes. You brought back mems of my younger years. Sigh!
RobinFabulous RobinFabulous 9 years
Yum! I rarely eat regular potatoes anymore. I always make sweet potato fries now :-) Baked, not fried!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I looooooooooooooooove these...
stefsprl stefsprl 9 years
These sound so may have just provided my side dish for dinner tonight!
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