We’re big fans of fries. This irresistible side dish is one of those addicting snacks that you just can’t get enough of. The problem is, traditional fast food fries don’t have the best reputation when it comes to nutrition. So we decided to take charge of those loaded Greek sweet potato fries ourselves.
This downright droolable recipe puts common fries to shame. Tender, oven-baked sweet potatoes combine with Greek flavors to create a longing roasting recipe that will make you feel good. Each hearty serving contains only 125 calories and 4 grams of fat. In a world where simple french fries can contain more than 350 calories per serving, this nutritional profile is pretty darn impressive. Finally: a pampering, guilt-free roasting recipe that you can enjoy without worrying about your waistline! Your taste buds will love it!
How to make loaded Greek sweet potato fries
This heavenly roasting recipe is an absolute breeze. Just toss your prepared sweet potatoes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bake them until golden yellow for 20 to 30 minutes. Next, combine the Greek yogurt, garlic, lemon, cucumber, and dill. When the fries are ready, sprinkle the cucumber and yogurt mixture over them.
Add tomatoes, onions and feta to your loaded french fries for a wonderful end. Serve these colorful, Greek-inspired fries right away – nice and hot. So much delicious!
Why we love sweet potatoes
Sweet potatoes, the backbone of this delicious recipe, are an inexpensive, nutrient-dense vegetable. These orange beauties are high in vitamins and nutrients like fiber. They also contain antioxidants to promote gut health and strengthen the immune system.
Additionally, research praises this superfood for its anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and cancer-fighting properties. After all, sweet potatoes are abundant in beta-carotene and vitamin A. These two nutrients are critical to fighting off infection and staying resistant to disease and future infections.
All in all, sweet potatoes outperform your regular white potatoes in the health department. They also taste fantastic, packaged in a hearty, sweet taste and creamy texture.
For more reasons why you should include this sweet spud in your diet, see 3 reasons we love sweet potatoes.
How to serve loaded sweet potato fries
This dense, aromatic dish is a perfect meal in itself. Just grab a knife and fork because these loaded fries are no joke. At the same time, these crispy treats make a delicious side dish to any burger, sandwich or wrap. They also make a unique party starter and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. The best part? These awesome fries are quick and easy to whip up.
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Loaded Greek sweet potato fries
Tender, oven-baked sweet potatoes combine with Greek flavors to create a longing roasting recipe that is too good to pass up.
Servings: 4th People
- 2 Sweet potatoes large strips cut into French fries, peeled if desired
- 2 teaspoon olive oil
- Kosher salt taste
- ground black pepper taste
- 1/2 Cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1 clove of garlic chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice
- 2 tablespoon cucumber rubbed
- 1 teaspoon dried dill
- 1/2 Cup Roma tomato diced small
- 1/4 Cup Red onion diced small
- 1/4 Cup fat-free feta cheese
Preheat oven to 425. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the sweet potato, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Stir well to coat the potatoes with the oil. Distribute the prepared baking sheet evenly. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, turning halfway through until soft.
While the sweet potato fries are baking, combine the Greek yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, cucumber, and dill. Mix well and set aside.
Take the fries out of the oven. Drizzle with the cucumber and yogurt mixture and top with tomato, onion and feta. Serve hot.
Portion: 0.5Cup | Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 17thG | Protein: 5G | Fat: 4thG | Saturated fatty acids: 2G | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 349mg | Fiber: 2G | Sugar: 5G | Vitamin A: 9522IU | Vitamin C: 7thmg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 1mg
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4th
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