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.

Baked sweet potato recipe

Baked sweet potatoes

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.


baked sweet potatoes ready

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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Learn how to make a delicious potato salad.

You can also prepare fried potatoes in the oven.

For dessert I recommend this one Strawberry mousse step by step.