• How to Make Sweet Potato Wedges

    March 29, 2012

    Sweet Potato Wedges have pretty much become a staple in my diet in recent months. They’re delicious, nutritious, satisfying, and I just can’t get enough of them.

    I’ve recently received a number of questions about how I make my Sweet Potato Wedges, so here’s a tutorial that shares all of my little secrets!

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    Preheat oven to 400*F.

    Start with two medium sweet potatoes.

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    Cut off ends.

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    Cut sweet potatoes in half.

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    Then, cut those piece in half lengthwise.

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    And then cut them in half lengthwise again.

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    And again. Hello, wedges!

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    Add sweet potato wedges to a large mixing bowl and drizzle with olive oil (approximately 1-2 tablespoons).

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    Sprinkle with sea salt and mix until wedges are fully coated with olive oil and salt.

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    Transfer sweet potato wedges to a cooking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.

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    At the 20-minute mark, toss around wedges to prevent sticking and then bake for another 20-25 minutes. (I typically toss around the wedges again after 10 minutes. I don’t want them to burn!)

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    When sweet potato wedges start to lightly brown, turn up the oven to broil and cook for 5-7 minutes until the edges are crisped to your liking.

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    Remove from the oven and enjoy!

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    { 11 comments… read them below or add one }

    Annette Gomez August 21, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    OMG…Just made these and they are YUMMY…thanks for sharing!!!

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    Tina August 22, 2012 at 12:15 am

    Awesome! :)

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    Amber September 20, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    How many wedges do you usually eat at a time?

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    Nikki October 22, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    Um, your page comes up before Paula Deen’s recipe for sweet potato fries on Google…that’s pretty badass:-)

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    Tina October 22, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    Oh, yea?!? Cool!!

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    Julia January 24, 2013 at 10:57 am

    I didn’t know the skin was edible! Do you think it works better like that? Have you ever peeled them first?

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    Tina January 24, 2013 at 11:00 am

    I’ve never tried them peeled. I don’t want to miss out on the fiber… and I’m just lazy! :)

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    Katie March 26, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    I’m making these right now! I decided to try coconut oil instead since I just got my first jar ever yesterday!

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    Steph July 29, 2013 at 11:57 pm

    These are delicious, thank you for sharing! I have tried making sweet potato fries before, but they never turned out the way I wanted. So, I was a little skeptical, but these turned out great!

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    Hayley October 22, 2013 at 2:12 am

    Thanks for the great recipe! I didn’t have a broil setting on my oven, but they still turned out pretty good. I loaded mine up with salt haha. Deliciousness.

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    Mili January 28, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    delish! Loved these!

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