Side Dish | May 15, 2017

Baked Curly Sweet Potatoes

My favorite way to eat sweet potatoes are in fry form. I love sweet potatoes in all forms with all sorts of different spices and especially with THIS lime cilantro dip. Sprialize a few sweet potatoes, toss in oil (avocado is my favorite) and seasoning salts and toss in the oven. Out comes delicious, baked curly sweet potatoes.

Baked Curly Sweet Potatoes and a Cilantro Lime Dip on a tray

This KitchenAid Sprializer is my new favorite kitchen tool, along with the KitchenAid MINI! We’ve been on a zoodles and apples kick but now we’ve moved on to sweet potatoes. Well, we still have to slice some apples with it every.single.time we pull the spiralizer out.

Curly Sweet Potatoes getting cut into spirals with a kitchen aid attachment

I used the largest spiralizer tool to spiralize these potatoes into curly fries.

I also really love these new sheet pans, I have them with red trim¬†and this black one shown. They’re so much more beautiful than those plain, easily-stained traditional sheet cake pans. This one is enameled and cleans up so easily. I do use parchment paper to help keep the potatoes from sticking. There will still be some areas where the sugars and oils caramelize on the pan. This pan cleans up so well.

Baked Curly Sweet Potatoes on a baking tray

I like to bake my sweet potatoes at a high oven temp. It helps them to not only cook faster, but to help the ends to crisp up. Since we are not frying the potatoes, they will not be really crispy. They will mostly still be soft. If you set the fries on a cookie cooling rack, it helps them crisp up even more.

Baked Curly Sweet Potatoes and a Cilantro Lime Dip  on a tray

Now, on to the

Cilantro Lime Dip

Cilantro Lime Dip in a bowl sitting on a marble surface

It’s the easiest cilantro lime dip you’ll ever make, but it pairs so perfectly with the baked sweet potatoes. It’s creamy, smooth, a little tart and with a nice, spiced savory flavor that compliments the sweet saltiness of the baked curly sweet potatoes.

5 from 1 vote
Baked Curly Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Delicious baked curly sweet potato fried served with a simple dip!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Healthy Culry Fries, Sweet Potato Fries
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 225 kcal
Author: Desarae
Ingredients
  • 3-4 sweet potatoes
  • avocado oil
  • seasoning salt
  • parchment paper
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
Instructions
  1. Peel sweet potatoes and spiralize.
  2. Place parchment paper on sheet pan, and place potatoes on paper.
  3. Lightly drizzle oil over the sweet potatoes and sprinkle seasoning salts over.
  4. Toss until well covered.
  5. Bake at 425 until fork tender.
  6. *For extra crispiness, broil for a few minutes. Or place potatoes on cooling rack immediately after removing from oven.
  7. In separate bowl, mix together sour cream, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, then serve alongside sweet potatoes for dipping.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Curly Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 225 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 97mg 4%
Potassium 327mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 194.2%
Vitamin C 3.6%
Calcium 10.4%
Iron 3.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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