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How to Make Sweet Potato Fries

How to Make Sweet Potato Fries

From bars and restaurants to the freezer section of your grocery store, you can find sweet potato fries in a variety of forms: loaded up with cheese, waffled or classic straight-cut with a sprinkle of salt. Sweet potato fries offer a perfect combination of savory and sweet, with a crispy outside and tender inside. They pair well with burgers, pulled pork sandwiches and veggie sandwiches. They are delicious on their own. That’s why learning how to make sweet potato fries at home is a rewarding experience, and with these tips, you’ll want to make them regularly. We recommend baked sweet potato fries at home for how easy they are to make. Follow these tips for making sweet potato fries—you won’t believe how simple it is!

Method 1

Gather the following ingredients: 3 (about 1.5 lbs.) sweet potatoes
Neutral cooking oil
Seasoning, like salt, pepper, cayenne powder, or other spices—you can even go sweet with a little cinnamon!
Cooking spray
Aluminum foil
Chef’s knife*
Sheet pan

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 425°F
  • Cut sweet potatoes lengthwise into 3/4-inch-wide strips, then cut crosswise in half
  • Toss potatoes with 2 tbsp. of oil and seasoning
  • Bake on sheet pan lined with aluminum foil sprayed with cooking spray for 20-30 until the potatoes are crisp

Method 2

Gather the following ingredients:
3 (about 1.5 lbs.) sweet potatoes
¼ cup KRAFT Italian Dressing
¼ cup Parmesan cheese
Cooking spray
Chef’s knife
Sheet pan
Spatula

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Cut potatoes into 1-inch-thick wedges; place in large bowl. Toss with ¼ cup Kraft Italian Dressing and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • Place potatoes in single layer on large baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray; spray with additional cooking spray.
  • Bake 12 min. Turn potatoes over with large spatula. Bake 10 to 13 min. or until potatoes are crisp and golden brown.

How to Easily Cut Sweet Potatoes into Strips

Cut potatoes lengthwise in half. Place, cut sides down, on cutting board before cutting the potato halves into strips. This will prevent the potatoes from rolling around when slicing.

Condiments for Sweet Potato Fries

Like regular fries, you could eat sweet potato fries with classic ketchup. But you may also want to try some other condiments for dipping, including:

  • KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise
  • GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard
  • KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce
  • KRAFT Classic Ranch Dressing
  • KRAFT Blue Cheese Dressing
  • HEINZ Mayochup

Now that you’ve learned how to make sweet potato fries, you might want to enjoy them in lieu of regular fries every time! Try some of these additional sweet potato fry recipes to add to your repertoire:

BBQ Pork Tenderloin & Sweet Potato Fries
Crunchy Sweet Potato Fries
Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries
Un-Fried Cilantro-Garlic Sweet Potato Fries
Parmesan-Pepper Sweet Potato Fries

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