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Sweet Potato Fries (Vegan)

2 generous servings

Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients

  • 1 medium (or 2 small) sweet potato (garnet yams), skin left on, cut lengthwise into 1/4 inch sticks
  • 2 – 3 Tablespoons coconut oil OR extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic granules and 1 teaspoon salt OR 1/2 – 1 teaspoon truffle salt OR 1 teaspoon salt plus 1/4 teaspoon Smoked Paprika.
Sweet Potato Fries, Ready for the Oven
Sweet Potato Fries, Ready for the Oven

Preparation

1 – Preheat oven to 425˚F.

2 – In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, garlic granules, and salt OR truffle salt OR salt and paprika. Mix in the sweet potato sticks to coat them evenly.

3 – Arrange the seasoned sweet potato sticks on a baking sheet fitted with parchment paper or silicon baking mat. Leave plenty of room between each stick.

4 – Bake at 425˚F for 25 – 30 minutes, or until the sticks are cooked (test with a fork) and are beginning to brown. Remove baking sheet from the oven and let stand for 1 – 2 minutes to let fries firm up a little. Serve hot.

Questions? Contact barbara@CulinaryOracle.com
©2017 Barbara Newton-Holmes
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Stuffed and Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients

For 2 servings

1 large, or 2 medium, sweet potatoes

Freshly ground black pepper (optional)

1 Tablespoon Earth Balance Natural Buttery Spread, Soy-Free (optional)

1/2 – 1 cup sliced mushrooms, sautéed in olive oil (optional)

1/2 – 1 onion, sautéed in olive oil (optional)

1 green apple, cored, and cut into 1/2 inch chunks, drizzled with fresh lemon juice (optional)

1 celery stalk, small dice

2 Tablespoons toasted almond slices (optional)

Preparation Pre-heat oven to 400˚F.

  1. Rinse sweet potatoes well and dry. Prick well with a fork. Place on a rack on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  2. Roast for 45 – 55 minutes, or until soft and easily pierced with a fork.
  3. Remove from oven. Cut open and serve as is, or with any of the optional ingredients.
Questions? Contact barbara@CulinaryOracle.com
©2017 Barbara Newton-Holmes
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