Thick-Cut Sweet Potato Fries

 
Serve these healthy baked fries with a chipotle aioli or homemade ketchup. You could even try a sweet potato poutine for a spin on a Canadian favorite (image from  Baker by Nature )

Serve these healthy baked fries with a chipotle aioli or homemade ketchup. You could even try a sweet potato poutine for a spin on a Canadian favorite (image from Baker by Nature)

| Yield: serves 6-8 | Time: 30 minutes |


Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Slice potatoes in half if they’re long, then slice into 1-inch wedges. Keep the skin to add texture and nutrients.

2. Drizzle with olive oil and toss with salt and pepper. Add a few pinches of cumin.

3. Roast in oven for 20 minutes, or until easily pierced with a fork. 

Ingredients:

2-4 large sweet potatoes

Olive oil

Salt

Pepper

Cumin


This recipe is excerpted from  Growing Perennial Foods: A field guide to raising resilient herbs, fruits & vegetables , by Acadia Tucker. It includes tips on gardening in a way that mitigates climate change, 34 perennial profiles, and a recipe for each one. The companion books is  Growing Good Food: A citizen’s guide to backyard carbon farming , available for pre-order now.

This recipe is excerpted from Growing Perennial Foods: A field guide to raising resilient herbs, fruits & vegetables, by Acadia Tucker. It includes tips on gardening in a way that mitigates climate change, 34 perennial profiles, and a recipe for each one. The companion books is Growing Good Food: A citizen’s guide to backyard carbon farming, available for pre-order now.