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Chili-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges


Bake these over-sized sweet potato fries and mix them with chili powder and sugar for zing.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2006


  • 1 1/2 pounds (2 to 3 medium) sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut each potato lengthwise into 8 wedges; halve long wedges crosswise.

  2. On a large rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper, toss potatoes with oil, sugar, chili powder, 1 teaspoon coarse salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper, until coated. Arrange wedges, cut sides down.

  3. Roast potatoes until browned and tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Season with additional salt, if desired, before serving.

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  • Eviebelle
    1 OCT, 2013
    These have a really good flavor. Let them cook a few more minutes.
  • Daniella_
    14 AUG, 2013
    Perfect amount of spices, but cooking time was more than 30 min, will try more sweet potato recipes.
  • giuliab
    21 OCT, 2012
    Loved this simple recipe. Spice level just right. Took closer to 40 minutes to get a good texture on these, though.