Oven-Fried Potatoes & Sweet Potatoes

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Oven-Fried Potatoes & Sweet Potatoes

Hungry for fries? Slice potatoes into long thin wedges, toss with a little oil, salt and pepper, and pop them in the oven. They'll crisp to perfection—irresistible.

Yield: 6 servings
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 45

Ingredients

  • 1 pound all-purpose potatoes, preferably Yukon Gold (2-4 medium), scrubbed
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, (about 2 small), scrubbed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 450°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Cut each potato lengthwise into 8 wedges. Cut sweet potatoes into wedges about the same size. Place potatoes and sweet potatoes in a large bowl and toss with oil, paprika, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread the potatoes and sweet potatoes on the prepared baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes. Loosen and turn; roast until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes longer. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 138
fat 2 g (0 g sat, 2 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 27 g
protein 3 g
fiber 4 g
sodium 94 mg
potassium 576 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (71% daily value), Vitamin C (42% dv), Fiber & Potassium (16% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 2

Exchanges 2 starch, 1/2 fat

From EatingWell January/February 1997, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)