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Cajun Sweet Potato Fries

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This sweet potato fry recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Not only are they a tasty alternative to traditional french fries, they’re also packed with fiber and vitamin A, making them a great choice for those looking to boost their nutritional intake. With their vibrant orange color and crispy exterior, these fries are not only visually appealing, but they’re also a great source of dietary fiber, which can help promote digestive health and reduce the risk of chronic diseases. Plus, sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A, which plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy vision, skin, and immune function. So, why not try this recipe for a satisfying and nutritious snack that your taste buds and body will love?!

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Prep Time: 5 minutes            Cook Time: 25 minutes                   Yield 6 servings (1 serving=1 cup)


  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Cut sweet potatoes into thin, even match sticks (leaving the skin on).
  3. Transfer to a large bowl, drizzle with olive oil, and add spices. Mix well until everything is evenly coated.
  4. Arrange fries on baking sheets in a single layer to ensure crispness.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, flip/stir and bake for an additional 15 minutes until desired doneness.
  6. Air fryer instructions: Place cut up seasoned sweet potatoes into air fryer basket (making sure to spread out evenly). Bake on 380 degrees F for 12 minutes, flipping half way through. Timing may depend on type of air fryer you have.

Nutrition Facts:

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If using this recipe in your personalized ATNG meal plan, 1.5 serving counts as 1 fruit/starch


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