Roasted sweet potato wedges are a simple and delicious way to enjoy this nutritious root vegetable. They make a perfect side dish or snack and are easy to prepare in the oven. In this recipe, we’ll show you how to make crispy and flavorful sweet potato wedges with just a few simple ingredients and steps.
- 2 medium sweet potatoes
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
Step 1: Preheat the oven
Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
Step 2: Cut the sweet potatoes
Wash and scrub the sweet potatoes and then cut them into wedges about 1 inch thick. Try to keep the wedges as similar in size as possible for even cooking.
Step 3: Season the sweet potato wedges
Place the sweet potato wedges in a large mixing bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Add the salt and black pepper and toss everything together until the wedges are well coated.
Step 4: Roast the sweet potato wedges
Arrange the seasoned sweet potato wedges in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and roast the sweet potato wedges for 25-30 minutes or until they are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Flip the wedges halfway through the cooking time to ensure even browning.
Step 5: Serve and enjoy!
Once the sweet potato wedges are done, remove them from the oven and transfer them to a serving dish. Serve hot as a side dish or snack, and enjoy your delicious and nutritious roasted sweet potato wedges!
This recipe is easy to customize with your favorite herbs and spices. Try adding some smoked paprika, chili powder, or garlic powder for extra flavor. You can also serve the sweet potato wedges with your favorite dipping sauce, such as hummus or ranch dressing. Enjoy!