Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Garlic Butter

Drizzled in garlic butter and baked until crisp, these oven fries are a delicious accompaniment to almost every winter meal.
By Vanessa Vickery

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These fries are so easy to make and they make a great side to so many meals. Originally, I used to make these oven baked fries with a bit of sea salt and some olive or coconut oil. But around six months ago, I tried them with the a garlic butter and haven’t gone back to my original recipe since.

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Garlic Butter
 
Drizzled in garlic butter and baked until crisp, these oven fries are a delicious accompaniment to most winter meals.
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Recipe Type: side
Ingredients
  • 1 medium sweet potato (approximately 500 grams), washed
  • 2 tablespoons organic butter plus extra for greasing. melted
  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 220 (428 F) degrees Celsius and lightly grease a baking tray or sheet.
  2. Slice sweet potatoes into fries and place them in a bowl. Add melted butter, garlic powder, sea salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix well. Pour over the fries, mixing well to combine.
  3. Place the fries in a single layer on the baking tray (or sheet) and place in the oven and cook for 25-30 minutes or until browned, turning over at the 15 minute mark. If your fries don't crisp up after the 30 minute mark, try cooking them a bit longer or even placing them under the grill for a few minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.
 

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