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February 28, 2007 by Lifepainter
I haven’t fixed this ‘snack’ yet, but I feel pretty confident having made roasted, seasoned potatos, and recently having made Eggplant Chips. So, putting the recipe here for reference and when I get more sweet potatoes, I’ll be sure to make this one. I bought sweet potatoes at our last grocery outing, but they were intended for the Thai and vegetarian recipes I collected. I can recommend the sweet potato Thai recipe, not the vegetarian sweet potato – lentil recipe. But, even so, I’m spoiled in wanting my sweet potatoes to taste like the recipe I use at Thanksgiving.
Found the recipe this morning at Apartment Therapy (interesting blog by the way).
Roasted Sweet Potato Sticks with Rosemary
1 pound sweet potatoes, washed
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped fine
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
Heat oven to 425ºF. Cut the sweet potatoes into thick sticks. Toss with the rosemary, oil, salt and pepper and spread in one layer on a large baking sheet. Roast for about 15 minutes, shaking the pan and stirring occasionally.
They don’t get crispy, like fried fries, but instead they’re tender in the middle with some crunchy edges. Rosemary is just one seasoning idea – try tossing them with thyme, chili powder, or paprika.
Other suggestions from the comments;
Try split batches – half savoury; with chili pepper and cumin, and half sweet; with cinnamon and nutmeg and served with maple syrup.
Try using butternut squash instead of sweet potatoes.
(If you have a variation on the recipe, please post it in comments. I was wondering if you could make these ‘fries’ using pumpkin, squashes, yams?)
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