Easy, Guilt Free Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Let’s be serious, who doesn’t like fries? You say “Fries?! I wish, but I need to eat healthy!”

Well, believe it or not, these fries are actually healthy AND tasty!  Baked sweet potato fries are a good alternative to regular potato fries. While they are good on their own, adding garlic and spices takes them to another level.

Baked, Spicy-Sweet Potato Fries

serves 4

2        medium size sweet potatoes

3        tablespoons olive oil

1        clove garlic, mashed

1/2    teaspoon freshly ground coriander

1/8    teaspoon cayenne pepper

zest of one lemon

sea salt to taste

half of lemon, optional

-Peel and cut the potatoes into 1/2-inch thick slices

-In a bowl, mix the garlic with the olive oil, the coriander, cayenne pepper and the lemon zest.

-Add the sweet potatoes slices and toss until well coated.

-Place the potatoes on cookie sheet and bake in 400 F. degree oven and bake for 25 minutes.

-Take out of the oven, sprinkle with the sea salt, squeeze little lemon juice on top and serve.

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