1–1 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes
2 T olive oil
1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t paprika
1/4 t cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 425°. Line 2 baking sheets with aluminum foil.
- Peel the sweet potatoes. Cut into strips that are about half an inch wide on each side.
- Place the sweet potatoes into a large mixing bowl. Add oil, salt, paprika, and cinnamon. Stir to thoroughly coat the fries. Spread the fries out onto the baking sheets in a single layer.
- Cook for 30 minutes, turning once, until slightly browned. Transfer immediately to a paper towel-lined plate and serve warm.
- Serves 4
About the Author
Ruby Dee is a singer and songwriter whose latest release “Live From Austin Texas” earned her rockabilly-roots band Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers a Grammy consideration for Best Americana Album in 2011. Her cookbook “Ruby’s Juke Joint Americana Cookbook” shares 120 of Ruby’s original recipes, and includes a CD of music to cook by. For more information on Ruby’s Juke Joint Americana Cookbook, to listen to Ruby’s Kitchen Radio Show or to contact the author, go to www.rubysjukejoint.com and of course Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Rubys-Juke-Joint-Americana-Cookbook/183336818364780 and Twitter at @rubysjukejoint.