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Maple Sweet Potato ‘Fries’

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 70 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 5 ingredients

Sweet potato ‘fries’ are one of our favorite side dishes. Kids love them, and they feel much naughtier than they actually are, since they’re baked in the oven and not fried! Add some maple...


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Nutrition Facts


179 cals


1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


44 g


27 g


3 g


2 g


284 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Wash and scrub potatoes to clean and remove dirt.
  3. Line sheet tray with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Spread the fries onto the tray, in a single layer.
  4. Leave skin on and cut sweet potato into 1-inch slices. Take each slice and cut into sticks (about 1 inch by 1 inch by 4 inches).

Chef Tips

Try to cut sweet potato fries into equally sized pieces so they cook at the same rate. Make sure the fries are covered in enough oil, if they aren’t they will burn quite easily!

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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