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sweet potato fries


  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut lengthwise into ½ inch sticks
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced with a knife.
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika*
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¼ cup grape seed oil (or sunflower oil)
  • 2 tsp fine semolina or fine cornmeal
  • Plenty of freshly ground pepper

*McCormicks along with many other specialty brands make this.  It can be found in the spice aisle of most grocery stores.  If you are unable to find it, simply use double the amount of regular paprika.


  1. Preheat oven to 375˙F CONVECTION
  2. Place a large pot with water over high heat to boil.  Add the potatoes, boil for 5 minutes, remove carefully and let drain on a paper towel until dry.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the garlic, paprikas, oil and semolina.  Toss the potatoes into this mixture and spread on a 2 large cookie sheets, lined with foil and sprayed with oil spray.  Sprinkle with pepper, or you can do this at the end.
  4. Roast for 1 hour.
  5. Roast for another 20-30 or until dark in spots and crispy.

Serves 6

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About Carolyn Cohen

Carolyn Cohen, Natural Foods Chef, has owned and operated DELICIOUSDISH Cooking School for the last 15 years. DELICIOUSDISH Cooking School specializes in whole natural food HOME cooking, meal panning, and healthy eating. CAROLYN also owns DELICIOUSNUTRITION, a nutrition based culinary school specializing in holistic health and nutrition. Classes focus on clean-eating programs, superfoods and classes targeting specific health concerns and goals. Carolyn, is an Occupational Therapist by training who left her practice to pursue her passion - cooking. She started cooking at a very young age, and takes great pride in planning both simple, everyday meals and menus you can entertain with. Her informative and casual teaching style has inspired people to become great cooks and to enjoy being in the kitchen.

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