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Sweet Potato Wedges

Packed full of flavour these sweet potato wedges are easy as and make a great side dish or snack.

20 mins
3 ingredients
$0.50 / person
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Sweet Potato Wedges



Serves = 6

  • 2 medium (about 1 kg) sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Pepper

It’s this easy

  • Heat the oven to 220C
  • Give the potatoes a good scrub and rinse with water, there is no need to peel them
  • Cut the sweet potatoes crossways in half, or thirds if they are very large
  • Then cut into thin wedges
  • Toss them in a bowl with the olive oil and pepper
  • Spread the wedges out on a baking tray lined with baking paper
  • Bake for ~15- 20 minutes until golden and tender


  • Try adding some chopped fresh rosemary or thyme for a herby burst of flavour
  • Short on time? Cut thin wedges and they will cook more quickly. You can cut the wedges ahead of time too. Store them covered with water in a container in the fridge for up to 24 hours. This way they won't discolour, when you are ready to cook them simply drain off the water toss with oil and pepper and bake.


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (530kJ)
  • Protein (2.7g)
  • Total fat (3.2g)
  • Saturated fat (0.5g)
  • Carbohydrate (19.9g); Starch (12.1g), Sugars (7.8g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0g)
  • Dietary fibre (3.8g)
  • Sodium (14mg)
  • Calcium (40mg)
  • Iron (0.8mg)


Contains: FODMAPs.
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