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Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries that are baked and seasoned with chili, garlic and onion powder. Delicious.


1 pound sweet potatoes
1 egg white
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder


Peel and cut potatoes into 1/4 inch x 1/2 inch strips.

In a bowl, combine egg white and seasonings; beat well. Add potatoes; toss to coat.

Place in a single layer on two baking sheets coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 450 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings.
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Calories: 40; Total Fat: trace; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 20mg; Carbohydrates: 9g; Protein: 1g

Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch

Perfectly Simple French Fries

Home made French fries don't have to be messy or high in calories, and they don't need to be fried twice in a gallon of oil, as most recipes suggest. For perfectly simple home-cooked fries for four to six people, pour 2-1/2 cups of peanut oil into a large skillet, but -- this is important -- do not turn on the heat. Stir in two pounds of raw potatoes cut into strips. Now turn the heat to medium-high and cook until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
Note:  These slow-cooked fries absorb only about 1-tablespoon of fat per serving -- much less than most people slather on a baked potato via butter or sour cream.

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