Baked sweet potato recipe: better than french fries

Learn how to prepare simple and delicious baked sweet potatoes , as a option that is healthier than classic French fries.

French fries like them to all the world. But how about we look for a variation in our lives and prepare them tastier and much healthier? And this is where this recipe for sweet potatoes or baked sweet potatoes comes in.

Usually when a restaurant offers you this "healthy" option of sweet potatoes ( batatas >) Two things happen: One, they come out more expensive than the chips, meaningless because they are cheap in the market. And two, fry them, do not bake them.

As a companion or just as a snack, the Baked sweet potatoes are not only delicious and sweet but also rich in potassium , iron, Vitamin A, B and C. They also have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and is a huge source of fibers.

That's why the healthy part is covered. Now the taste ...

How to make sweet potatoes in the oven

  • 2 sweet potatoes (sweet potatoes), peeled and chopped into semi-thick strips.
  • Oil olive
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary
  • And all your favorite spices


Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.

In a bowl, mix olive oil, salt, garlic, Parmesan cheese and all the spices.

Add the chopped sweet potatoes in the bowl and make them bathe in the mixture.

Place in a tray and place in the oven.

Bake until the sweet potatoes are cooked and moderately crispy . Approximately 25-35 minutes.

Let stand a few minutes and serve. Add Parmesan cheese to taste.

If you want to use a companion with a recipe or just have them as a snack, as I did, any sauce can serve. Here are three simple options that work great with your baked sweet potatoes:

  • Ketchup with mixed curry powder. Not as elaborate as the currywurst sauce but it works super fast.
  • Ketchup with a few drops of spicy mixed.
  • Spicy mayonnaise. Mix mayonnaise with paprika, garlic powder, a little salt and spicy.

So you can eat something you like without feeling guilty.

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You can also prepare fried potatoes in the oven.

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