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Roasted Sweet Potato Sticks


Prep Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

2 medium whole sweet potatoes

1 tablespoon olive oil

salt

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°

Peel sweet potatoes, cut each end, then cut in half crosswise. With the half, slice in 1/2 inch sections lengthwise. Still keeping the potato together, quarter turn it and cut in 1/2 inch sections lengthwise to produce columns or sticks. Repeat with other sections.

Place columns on baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil, then salt and pepper to taste. With your hands, spread oil and seasonings to every surface of sticks. Place baking sheet in oven for 20 minutes, turning baking sheet after 10 minutes. 

Prep Tips

Watch this super video on cutting a sweet potato. 

Ingredient Thoughts

Try shopping for local ingredients and products at your local farmers market.

Equipment Needed

chefs knife

cutting board with non-slip mat

baking sheet