Sometimes you need something warm and crunch as your side dish, but remember, fries aren't your only choice. Next time, try a side of baked sweat potato wedges, seasoned just the way you like, at only around 80 calories per serving!
You can enjoy the satisfaction of a starch side dish without ruining your diet. Instead of French fries, next time opt for or make your own baked sweet potato fries. They can be seasoned just the way you like and will satisfy your craving for something starchy and crunchy. See below for an easy recipe:
- 2-3 medium Sweet potatoes
- Olive oil
- Himalayan salt (or any salt you like)
Preheat the oven to 350ºF (180ºC, Gas mark 4). Peel and chop sweet potatoes into 1/2" (1 cm) wedges. Drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with Himalayan salt. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until potatoes are crispy and serve while warm.