Looking for an alternative to regular potato fries? Discover these salty-sweet thyme baked sweet potato wedges. Full of flavour, and super easy to pull off. And of course so good for you! A great dish to bring to a BBQ or cook out. Vegan and gluten free.
If you’re like me, and on the hunt for easy and healthy recipes that don’t skim of flavor, and the family will embrace, well, this is for you. These thyme baked sweet potato wedges are perfect as a nourishing snack, side or appetizer.
Thyme gives a woody tone to these baked sweet potato wedges – which I love. The flavour isn’t overpowering either!
A popular herb, thyme is used in soups, stews, vegetables, fish and meat dishes. Native to the Mediterranean diet, thyme belongs to the mint family of shrubs. There are different varieties – all of which exude their unique flavours.
Are Baked Sweet Potato Wedges Healthy?
A rich source of vitamins, sweet potatoes contain ten times more vitamin A than their counterparts. They also contain carotenoids and have a lower glycemic index (GI), helping to control blood sugars. Compared to regular potatoes, sweet potatoes have less calories, less carbs and more fibre. Plus these are not deep fried, rather, baked with minimal extra virgin olive oil to create a tasty and crispy coating.
How to Make Sweet Potato Fries – Step By Step
Scrub, wash and peel the potatoes and slice into thick wedges (Images 1 and 2) In