Purple and Sweet Potato Fries with Herb Dip

Purple and Sweet Potato Fries with Herb Dip

Serves 8
Meal type Side Dish

Ingredients

Fries

  • 1lb purple potatoes (or sweet potatoes if you cannot find purple)
  • 1lb sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon herbs de Provence
  • sea salt
  • pepper
  • cooking spray

Herb Dip

  • 1 cup low fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 1/4 bunch flat leaf parsley

About This Recipe

This new spin on fries is super high-presentation and surprisingly easy. No peeling necessary.

Nutrition Facts per serving (serves 8):
120 cals, .5 g fat, 23 gm carb, 5 gm protein, 3 gm fiber, 27 mg sodium

Directions

Fries
Step 1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash and cut potatoes in to 1/2 inch wide pieces, each piece cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch wide strips.
Step 2
Place strips on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle herbs de Provence, sea salt and pepper over potatoes and lightly toss potatoes to evenly distribute seasonings
Step 3
Spray potatoes with cooking spray.
Step 4
Place baking sheet at the top 1/3 of the oven and roast for 25 minutes.
Step 5
Using a spatula gently turn over fries and coat again with cooking spray. Roast for another 25 minutes or until golden brown.
Herb Dip
Step 6
Combine all ingredients into a medium bowl and mix with a spoon until herbs are well blended.
Step 7
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Step 8
Garnish with fresh flat leaf parsley and serve with potato fries.