Oven Roasted Turmeric Sweet Potato Fries is a side dish recipe that combine two super foods, turmeric and sweet potato. Sweet Potato Fries cook in the oven for a healthy french fries recipe. Sweet Potato Fries are tossed with ginger, turmeric and paprika for a delicious flavor combination!
Sweet Potato Fries Recipe
Once you try Oven Roasted Turmeric Sweet Potato Fries I guarantee you will never go back to greasy carb-filled white potato fries again! Oven Roasted Turmeric Sweet Potato Fries combine two super foods, turmeric and sweet potato, and are flavored with ginger, turmeric and paprika, a delicious combination! Even better, they roast in the oven so you won’t feel guilty eating these fabulously delicious fries!
Are you doing Whole30? You can make this recipe Whole30 by simply substituting arrowroot flour for the cornstarch!
Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric, the spice that gives curry it’s beautiful color, has been used in India as a medicinal herb and spice for thousands of years. Bursting with medicinal qualities, this spice has become a trending ingredient in recipes recently. Benefits of turmeric include:
- proven anti-inflammatory
- lowers risk of heart disease
- contains antioxidant properties
- can help treat symptoms of arthritis
- may help prevent cancer and might possibly become a treatment for cancer in the future
- alleviates symptoms of depression
- acts as an anti-aging supplement
- helps with age-related chronic diseases
Sweet Potato Nutrition
And then there’s my friend, the reliable, delicious, nutritious sweet potato, and all of it’s benefits, which include:
- provides Vitamin B6
- contains Vitamin C
- helps build healthy bones by providing Vitamin D
- source of Iron that supports the immune system
- contains the anti-stress and relaxation mineral magnesium
- provides potassium which regulates nerve signals and your heartbeat
- does not cause spikes in blood sugar levels
Ok, now combine these two superfoods, turmeric and the sweet potato, throw in a couple more seasonings, roast them in the oven instead of deep frying, and man oh man will you ever love these Oven Roasted Turmeric Sweet Potato Fries! And best of all you don’t have to feel guilty eating them!
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Oven Roasted Turmeric Sweet Potato Fries combine two super foods and roast in the oven so you won't feel guilty eating these fabulously delicious fries!
Toss potatoes with cornstarch until evenly coated.
Combine olive oil, turmeric, ginger, paprika and kosher salt. Toss olive oil mixture with sweet potatoes until evenly coated.
Arrange sweet potatoes in single layer on wire rack on baking sheet and roast 25-30 minutes or until cooked through.
Sprinkle with scallions.
Makes 4 servings.
Make It Whole30: Make it Whole30 by substituting arrowroot flour for the cornstarch.