• Elise Rousse

The sweet potato wedges

Updated: Aug 9, 2019

A super healthy and easy alternative to fried chips; although taste-wise, sweet potatoes and potatoes have nothing in common.


Ingredients

  1. Sweet Potatoes, peeled (the quantity is up to you)

  2. Olive oil

  3. Salt, pepper

  4. Paprika

  5. Garlic powder

  6. Dried oregano or thyme


Procedure


Pre-heat the over at 200°C.


Cut the sweet potatoes in wedges and put them in a mixing bowl. Add some olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder and oregano. Stir together so the sweet potatoes are equally seasoned and oiled.


Arrange the potatoes in a single layer on an over tray or a baking sheet. Bake potatoes at 200° for about 30 minutes – basically, they should be soft and lightly brown. Turn the wedges after the first 15 minutes.


Eat immediately, don’t wait up!


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Health benefits of the sweet potatoes

  1. High in vitamin B6, which helps reduce the risk of heart diseases;

  2. Good source of vitamin C;

  3. Good source of vitamin D, which helps build healthy bones;

  4. Good source of mag­nesium, which is the relaxation and anti-stress mineral;

  5. Source of iron, which boosts the immune system;

  6. Source of potassium;

  7. Help ward off cancer and protect against the effects of ageing;

  8. Promote skin health.

Source: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/9-reasons-to-love-sweet-potatoes.html

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