Sweet Potato Fries Recipe (GF)

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Easy Sweet Potato Fries Recipe! If you saw my grocery shopping post from two weeks ago then you saw the HUGE sweet potatoes I was able to get for 9 cents each. I finally used them last night to make these yummy sweet potato fries.


Easy Sweet Potato Fries


2 large sweet potatoes

1 cup extra virgin olive oil

Lawry’s seasoning salt to taste (or plain salt if you prefer)



Preheat oven to 450 degrees and cover a large cookie sheet with foil. Cut potatoes into thick slices, then into strips for fries. (Be very careful as raw sweet potatoes are difficult to cut.) Toss potato slices in a bowl with olive oil.

Place the fries on the cookie sheet and sprinkle with salt. Cook for 10 minutes then turn fries over (easiest to use a spatula or long metal tongs for this). Cook for an additional 10-15 minutes or until cooked through. You can cook longer to brown them.


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  • Lynette

    We love sweet potato fries (I buy Alexia spicy, but they are pricey) but when I have made my own, they tend to shrivel up. Wonder if I am cooking them too long. Also, it apprears you left the peeling on. I eat regular potato peeling, but always thought the sweet potato peeling is too tough. Thanks for all you do. God bless you.

    • http://thepeacefulmom.com Kimberlee

      I’m not sure why they would shrivel up. This is my first experience in making them and I think I will cook mine a little longer next time or maybe broil them a couple of minutes so they brown more. We enjoyed them with the peels, but then I leave the peel on when making mashed potatoes too! :)

  • Dawn


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  • http://joanoh2.blogspot.com Joan J

    We eat sweet potato fries often, but I omit the salt, and sprinkle the hot cooked fries with a bit of cinnamon sugar (like you make for toast). Yum!

    • http://thepeacefulmom.com Kimberlee

      Ooooh–that sounds yummy! We’ll have to try it. :)

  • Amy

    to cut down on the fat content, I do not coat the potatoe sticks in oil, but spray a light coating of evxtra virgin olive oil the baking sheet before placing the potatoes on it. Then I spray a light coating of the EEOV on the top and season with what ever moves me and place the sheet in the oven.

    • http://thepeacefulmom.com Kimberlee

      Great idea for those eating a low fat diet. Thanks Amy! :)

  • http://www.havingmycakeandeatingittoo.blogspot.com Beverly

    I love sweet potato fries. We love to put olive oil, garlic powder ,salt, pepper and some red pepper flakes for a kick. I wish I could get sweet potato’s for 9 cen’ts they are so expensive~but good for you when you are on a diet like me :)

  • http://www.kidsafecandles.com NoWickCandle

    I love sweet potato fries from the restaurants!! I cannot wait to try this :) Thanks for the recipe!!!

  • Katy

    For more even cooking try crinkling the tin foil up so that the air can move through the gaps and tunnels under the fries. Looks delicious:)

    • http://thepeacefulmom.com Kimberlee

      Thanks Katy, I never heard of that trick.

  • http://www.glutenfreeandlovingit.com Rogene

    I love to sprinkle a little cinnamon and cayenne on mine before baking.