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Sweet Potato Fries

2-3 servings

Source: 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart by Neal Barnard, MD; recipe by Jason Wyrick of the Vegan Culinary Experience

These seasoned sweet potatoes are the perfect nutritious snack or side dish to any meal.

About the Recipe

173 Calories · 3 g Protein · 6 g Fiber
Side Dish · Snack
Gluten-free · Nut-free

Sweet potatoes are packed with a powerful antioxidant called beta-carotene.


Makes 2-3 Servings

  • sweet potatoes, french-fry-size pieces (2 cups)
  • nonstick cooking spray (to taste)
  • salt (1/4 tsp.)
  • garlic, minced (3 cloves)
  • parsley, diced (1 tbsp.)
  • cracked pepper (1/2 tsp.)
  • fresh thyme (1 tsp.)
  • smoked paprika (1/4 tsp.)
  • ground cumin (1 pinch)
  • cayenne pepper (1 pinch)
  • allspice (1 pinch)


  1. Spray the sweet potato slices with nonstick cooking spray and then toss them in the salt, garlic, parsley, and spices.

  2. Bake the fries at 375 F for 30 to 40 minutes, and then finish them under the broiler for 5 minutes.

  3. Optional: Serve with maple syrup or dipping sauce of your choice.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving

Calories: 173
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 40 g
Sugar: 8 g
Total Fat: 0.2 g
     Calories from Fat: 1%
Fiber: 6 g
Sodium: 370 mg

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