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Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries

Healthy and delicious, sweet potato fries are the best kind of fries! I add lemon peel and garlic powder to these simple sweet potato fries for Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries that go great with burgers or sandwiches!

If you’re looking for more healthy French fries recipes, check out my Lemon Herb French Fries, Pumpkin Spice French Fries, or my Chinese Five Spice Garlic French Fries.

garlic lemon sweet potato fries

You will love this recipe because these are healthy French fries! I use coconut oil and bake these simple sweet potato fries for healthy French fries that everyone will love. I jazz these up with lemon peel and garlic powder, along with salt and pepper, for zesty fries that are amazing with burgers or on their own as a delicious snack.

While I'm using sweet potatoes in these healthy French fries, you can also make them with Russet potatoes if you prefer. Serve these Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries with Healthy Lamb Burgers, Grilled Turkey Burgers, or Classic Cheeseburgers. These also make a great appetizer or snack for a game day party.

Why You'll Love This Recipe

Healthier: These are healthy French fries because they are made with sweet potatoes. Health benefits of sweet potatoes include vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, and

Side Dish or Appetizer: These simple sweet potato fries make a great side dish to burgers or an appetizer for a party.

Easy: This recipe is so easy! It only takes about 15 minutes to prep and they just bake in the oven while you're free to do other things.

garlic lemon sweet potato fries

Ingredients for Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries

Organic Sweet Potato

Costco Kirkland Organic Coconut Oil

Frontier Co-Op Organic Garlic Powder

Frontier Co-Op Organic Lemon Peel

Organic Fresh Parsley

Mixing Bowl

Tools Needed

Baking Sheet Half Sheet Pan (use code MIMIBAKES for 10% off my favorite stainless steel sustainable bakeware!)

Parchment Paper (get my favorite nontoxic parchment paper and get 10% off with MIMIBAKES)

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garlic lemon sweet potato fries

How to Make Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries

Step 1

Cut the sweet potato into ¼-inch thick strips. Place in a large bowl of cold water and soak for 10 to 15 minutes, until the water looks murky.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

garlic lemon sweet potato fries
garlic lemon sweet potato fries

Step 3

Drain the potatoes and add the coconut oil to the potatoes. Add the garlic powder and lemon peel and toss to coat completely. Spread evenly onto the prepared baking sheet.

Step 4

Bake for 20 minutes, then remove and flip fries. Bake for another 10 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and sprinkle with sea salt and pepper. Add fresh parsley on top for serving.

FAQ's

Can I use Russet potatoes?

Yes, feel free to use Russet potatoes if you prefer.

Can I peel the potatoes?

Yes, if you prefer to peel the potatoes you can, but the skins have lots of nutrients which is why I leave them on.

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Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries

Mimi Council
This healthy French fries recipe uses sweet potatoes and mix of garlic and lemon for the best Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries! This simple sweet potato fries recipe is amazing as a snack or side dish for your favorite burger.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Makes 2 servings
Calories 221 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon lemon peel
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley (for serving)

Instructions
 

  • Cut the sweet potato into ¼-inch thick strips. Place in a large bowl of cold water and soak for 10 to 15 minutes, until the water looks murky.
  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Drain the potatoes and add the coconut oil to the potatoes. Add the garlic powder and lemon peel and toss to coat completely. Spread evenly onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, then remove and flip fries. Bake for another 10 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and sprinkle with sea salt and pepper.
  • Add chopped parsley on top before serving.

Notes

High Altitude — Follow the recipe as noted.

Nutrition

Calories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 2gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 64mgPotassium: 408mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 16032IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
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