Easy, Baked Sweet Potato and Parsnip Fries

Friends, it’s Time for French Fries! 

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I’m kind of sucker for a french fry. I mean who isn’t!! It’s pretty often in my apartment that we bake sweet potatoes for a side dish. This time, there’s an added surprise. PARSNIPS!

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If you haven’t used parsnips before, tis the season to put them on your shopping list. In the store, you’ll see they look like white carrots and have a very similar sweetness. They’re also loaded with vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. YES to health benefits!!

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Truly, what makes this recipe so easy is that it uses the spices you already have in your pantry. Above, is a low sugar ketchup but you can use any of your favorite dipping sauces. Delicious and simple, plus people will think you’re awesome for using parsnips! :) …Side Dish Served!

Easy, Baked Sweet Potato and Parsnip Fries

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: Serves 2

Easy, Baked Sweet Potato and Parsnip Fries

Ingredients

  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 1 parsnip
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2- 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2-1 tsp. cinnamon (optional but delicious)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Peal parsnip, you can leave the peel on the sweet potato.
  3. Cut veggies into french fry size pieces.
  4. In a bowl, add the fries, olive oil and spices.
  5. Use your hand to make sure all fries are coated evenly.
  6. On a foil lined baking sheet, cook for 25-30 minutes depending on your oven.
  7. Remove and serve with favorite dipping sauce or eat them from the pan like me!

Notes

*I use my toaster oven because I'm cooking for 2 but you could easily double the recipe!

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