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Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

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A crunchy coating of brown sugar and cayenne gives way to tender baked sweet potatoes. Step aside, regular baked spuds—you’ve got some competition!

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  • Heat oven to 425ºF.
  • Line shallow pan with foil; spray with cooking spray. Beat egg in shallow dish until blended. Combine next 3 ingredients in medium bowl.
  • Dip potatoes in egg, then in coating mixture, turning to evenly coat each wedge. Place in prepared pan.
  • Bake 25 to 28 min. or until potatoes are tender.

Food Facts

The sweet potato has been called a "superfood", since it is a good source of both fiber and potassium, and high in both vitamins A and C.

Sweet Potato or Yam?

Although Americans often refer to sweet potatoes as yams, true yams are not heavily marketed in the United States. There are many varieties of sweet potatoes, but just two of those are widely available. One has a thin, light yellow skin and pale yellow flesh which becomes dry and crumbly when cooked. The other is often erroneously referred to as a yam. It has a thicker, dark orange skin and a bright orange flesh that becomes moist when cooked. Bright orange potatoes sold in cans and labeled as yams are actually sweet potatoes.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 2-1/2 Starch

Nutrition Bonus

Just five ingredients are needed to make these potato wedges with a twist. As a bonus, the sweet potato is both rich in vitamin A and a good source of fiber.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 190
Total fat 3g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 500mg
Carbohydrate 36g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 8g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 270 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from We love sweet potatoes at our house and this was a hit! We love sweet potatoes at our house and this was a hit! I did double the recipe to make what I would consider 4 servings.
Date published: 2012-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Have never enjoyed sweet potatoes so made this using regular Idaho whites. Have never enjoyed sweet potatoes so made this using regular Idaho whites. Substituted aji amarillo powder (medium heat) for the cayenne. Also used a traditional Puerto Rican dip made from ketchup and mayo. Awesome. So good, better use two pounds of potatoes, doubling all ingredients, if you expect to feed four.
Date published: 2012-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just finished eating these and they were wonderful. Just finished eating these and they were wonderful. Yes, we DO like sweet potato in this house. I agree a recipe made with different ingredients should be posted in a different recipe.
Date published: 2014-12-20
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