Baked Sweet Potato Wedges
Sweet potatoes pack a powerful vitamin A punch—one medium sweet potato provides 520% of your recommended daily allowance!
- Cooking spray.
- 4 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed, eyes removed, cut lengthwise into
- 3/4-inch wedges
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- Dash of cayenne pepper (optional)
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Lightly spray nonstick baking dish or cast-iron skillet with cooking spray. Spray potato wedges with cooking spray and toss together with all spices in a bowl.
- Place potatoes in a single layer in the baking dish or skillet. Bake for 20 minutes. Turn over and bake an additional 20 minutes.
Sweet Potatoes or Yams? Americans sometimes call dark-skinned sweet potatoes “yams,” which are actually a different plant species from the sweet potato. Neither the dark-skinned nor the light-skinned sweet potatoes widely available in the United States are yams. Yams, which may have skin ranging in color from off-white to dark brown and flesh from off-white and yellow to purple and pink, are popular in South and Central America, the West Indies, and parts of Asia and Africa.
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