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 recipe, check out my Lemon Rosemary French Fries or my Chinese Five Spice Garlic French Fries.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
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.
How to Make Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries
First step is cutting the sweet potato into fry shaped slices. Place them in a large bowl of cold water and soak for 10 to 15 minutes, until the water looks murky. This helps remove excess starch from the potatoes, which will make for a crispier fry!
Drain the potatoes and then add the coconut oil, garlic powder, and lemon peel and toss to coat the fries completely.
Transfer the fries to a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread evenly. Bake them for until they are golden brown!
Add salt and pepper to taste when the fries come out of the oven. Serve with fresh organic parsley.
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
Why go organic?
You may be wondering why I push organic ingredients for everything, even savory and healthy dishes. Organic ingredients go beyond just health and wellness, and contribute so much to the taste and flavor of a recipe. So, if you think that you’re making something healthy and buying fruits, veggies, or meats so maybe you don’t need to spend the extra to go organic here – let me sway your thinking.
Organic ingredients are made in a more pure way, therefore using no additives, no GMOs, and minimal ingredients. This really allows the true ingredients to shine – and because of that their flavor shines through. Therefore, organic ingredients are more flavorful than their non organic counterparts. So, just because it’s already a healthy recipe, or you’re already buying good for you ingredients – it doesn’t mean you can skip organic! Trust me here, and make the switch. Your body and your taste buds will thank you!
So, I highly recommend that you buy the best organic ingredients for this recipe! You can also shop my Amazon Storefront for all my favorite organic ingredients here. Tip – hover over each ingredient to see the name. And if you want to learn more about organic foods and the difference, read my post here on Food Labels and What They Mean.
Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato FriesDifficulty: Easy
Healthy French fries recipe for Garlic Lemon Sweet Potato Fries! This simple sweet potato fries recipe is amazing as a snack or with my Classic Cheeseburgers!
1 large organic sweet potato
2 tablespoons organic coconut oil, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons organic garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon organic lemon peel
Salt and pepper to taste
Organic fresh parsley, for serving
- Cut the sweet potato into 1/4-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.
- High Altitude – Follow the recipe as noted.
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