Baked Sweet Potato Fries

These heart-healthy fries are about to become your go-to game-day snack recipe.

Sweet Potato Fries
William and Susan Brinson

Compared with regular fries, sweet potato fries appear to be much healthier. But except for sweet potatoes’ extra vitamin C, A, and lower glycemic rating, the two are nutritionally very similar.

So for the healthiest cooking option, always bake instead of fry—you’ll cut fat by at least 50% and reduce calories by a third.

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Prep time

5 min.

Cook time

20 min.

  • 4 medium-size sweet potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • Whites of 3 eggs
  • Sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, to taste
  • 1 cup low-fat sour cream (optional)

Cut sweet potatoes into wedges.

Brush with egg whites and sprinkle with sea salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

For extra punch drizzle with low-fat sour cream, and top with chives.