Zesty Garlic Sweet Potato Fries

A sweet potato is sweeter but much lower on the glycemic index than a potato. Try this super tasty variation on a classic side.


  • 1 large or 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into long strips
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, minced
  • The juice and the zest of 1 small lemon


  • Preheat oven to 425° F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread out a single layer of sweet potatoes.
  • Bake for 15 minutes and turn fries. Bake until they are soft and beginning to brown, about 10 minutes.
  • Heat water and garlic in a pan over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Add sweet potato fries and lemon juice and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in parsley and lemon zest.

Ready in about 40 minutes
Makes 3 servings

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