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Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

By Jason Fung, MD

Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

If you can stop yourself from munching them all down one by one as they come off the grill, these wedges are a delicious side dish for any kind of summer party. Recipe from Paleo Leap
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 249 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lb sweet potatoes cut into wedges
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Spicy Seasoning

  • 1 tbsp peppercorns black or mixed, ground
  • 2 tsp dried sage
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3 tsp garlic powder

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your grill to medium-high.
  • Bring a pot of water to boil on the stovetop. Blanch the wedges 3 to 4 minutes and drain.
  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the spicy seasoning.
  • Place the wedges in a big bowl, drip the oil onto them, and mix well, making sure all the wedges are coated with olive oil.
  • Add the spicy seasoning and mix well again, making sure everything is well covered. You might not need to use all of the seasoning.
  • Grill the wedges for approximately 10 minutes, or until nicely charred and soft, turning them once in a while.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges
Amount per Serving
Calories
249
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
4
g
6
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Sodium
 
128
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
865
mg
25
%
Carbohydrates
 
51
g
17
%
Fiber
 
9
g
38
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
32655
IU
653
%
Vitamin C
 
16
mg
19
%
Calcium
 
112
mg
11
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Side Dishes
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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