Recipe: Sweet Potato Curly Fries

by Cate on June 11, 2015

Craving french fries, but not the side order of guilt? Make sweet potato curly fries and indulge.

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By now, you have likely heard of zucchini noodles, or “zoodles,” as they are sometimes called. When I bought my spiralizer over a year ago, that was the first dish I made, and to this day, it is the most repeated one. But for every time I make a zucchini noodle dish, I try to make a recipe using a different ingredient. Because I know all too well how easy it is to fall into a rut.

Just ask me what I’ve had for lunch every day for the past three weeks…

(egg salad sandwich, homemade mayo, toasted whole grain bread with a side of grapefruit)

When it comes to sweet potatoes, the kids aren’t fans. I’ve tried roasted. These fritters. Baked with brown sugar and butter.

They’re just not there yet.

And I get it. I don’t think I really started liking sweet potatoes until I was a grown up.

But these fries?

They had a couple.

#minorvictory

They could not be simpler to make. Crispy strands of pure fun for your taste buds. Play around with the seasoning to make a version that appeals to you.

Go sweet.

Go spicy.

GO CRAZY.

And eat fries without feeling guilty.

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Hungry for more inspiralized recipes?
This recipe for Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Cream Sauce is super light and perfect for a hot summer night.
I was just raving about this dish to a co-worker this morning. It is lick-the-plate good.

Sweet Potato Curly Fries
Recipe courtesy of Cate O’Malley

Ingredients
2 sweet potatoes
olive oil spray
seasonings (I love chili powder, Mrs. Dash, and the Flavor God pizza seasoning)

Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Spiralize the sweet potatoes. On a baking sheet, add the sweet potato curls and spray with olive oil. Season with salt, pepper, and whatever other seasonings you love. Spread them out in a single layer. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until crispy. Remove from oven and enjoy.

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Joanne June 12, 2015 at 7:25 am

I’ve been wanting to make curly sweet potato fries with the spiralizer…go you for actually doing it!
Joanne recently posted..Black Pepper and Black Cherry Marble Cheesecake

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Mehfil June 13, 2015 at 3:30 pm

Those curly fries look very delicious. :)

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