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Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

By January 14, 2018Recipes
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These sweet potato wedges are quick, easy, and completely delicious. With only five ingredients, these have become my go-to side dish when I’m short on time and just need to throw something in the oven. Plus, sweet potatoes are packed with vitamins, minerals, and plenty of fiber so they are nutritious, filling, and sweet.

Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

Since these sweet potato wedges are oven roasted, they won’t get crispy like French fries — they stay soft and melt in your mouth. For variations, try adding crushed garlic, herbs like thyme and rosemary, or crushed red pepper.

The truth is: you can’t really go wrong when it comes to sweet potatoes.

Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

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Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

These sweet potato wedges are quick, easy, and completely delicious. With only five ingredients, these have become my go-to side dish when I’m short on time and just need to throw something in the oven.

Category Paleo, Side Dish, Vegetarian
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle, Performance
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 44 minutes
Servings 3
Author Shannon Gilson

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes washed peeled, and cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil avocado oil, or oil of choice
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place wedges in a bowl and add one tablespoon olive oil, pinch of sea salt and pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon paprika. Toss with your hands to combine the sweet potatoes with the spice mixture.
  4. Roast the sweet potatoes for 35-45 minutes, until soft and slightly browning at edges.
  5. Add a pinch more salt (to taste) and serve hot.
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Shannon Gilson
Shannon is an artist living in Grantham, New Hampshire, with her husband, four pups, and two cats. She graduated with a BFA from Suffolk University and is happily putting her fine art degree to good use.

She enjoys traveling around the world with her husband, exploring as many places and local food dishes as possible. Shannon feels that eating a country’s specialty food not only connects you to the culture, it also ensures you’re eating fresher and more local, too.

You can follow Shannon’s travels and art on Instagram.

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