Recipe for Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges
Ingredients for Sweet Potato Wedges:
2 large sweet potatoes, sliced into wedges
2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. curry powder
½ tsp. cayenne pepper
1 tsp. smoked paprika
½ tsp. ground cinnamon
Tip: For crispier sweet potato wedges, do not salt until they are done roasting.
1 lemon for coconut yogurt dip
Ingredients for Coconut Yogurt Dip:
1 cup coconut yogurt
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp. fresh dill, minced
3 tbsp. fresh parsley, minced
Sea salt and black pepper
1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat® baking mat. Set aside.
2. In a large bowl, toss the sweet potatoes with the melted coconut oil and toss to coat.
3. In a small bowl, combine the cumin, curry powder, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, and cinnamon. Sprinkle spice mixture over the sweet potato wedges and toss until all wedges are lightly coated.
4. Arrange the sweet potato wedges on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. For crispier wedges, do not overcrowd.
5. Place baking sheet in preheated oven and roast until the sweet potatoes are golden brown and crispy around the edges, around 30-35 minutes. Flip once hallway through the cooking process to brown both sides.
6. While the sweet potatoes are roasting, mix the coconut yogurt with the lemon juice, dill, and parsley in a small bowl. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and place in the refrigerator to chill.
7. Once browned, remove the sweet potato wedges from the oven and sprinkle with salt. Let cool slightly before serving with the herbed coconut yogurt dip.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Curb your cravings for deep fried potatoes or other salty snacks with these delicious, crispy, and sweet potato wedges. The refreshing herbed coconut yogurt dip is the perfect complement to the spicy seasonings used in this recipe.
For even more flavor, mix up the herbed yogurt dip the night before to give the flavors more time to meld.
Enjoy these wonderful spicy sweet potato wedges!
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