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Changing the way children and familieseat, learn and live at FirstLine Schools in New Orleans.

Recipes: some Edible Schoolyard New Orleans favorites

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Fries without grease!

Category: Starters & Sides: Healthy Snacks


4 sweet potatoes
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves finely minced garlic
salt and pepper to taste
Optional spices: paprika, cayenne pepper


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

2. Cut sweet potatoes into 1/2-inch thick lengthwise strips and toss with olive oil. Add salt and spices and toss again. 

3. Arrange potatoes on baking sheets. Bake potatoes for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown on bottom. Turn potatoes over and bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown all over. 

*This recipe was created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission spokesperson, Holly Clegg.