Sweet potatoes and yams are two different vegetables, but in the US, a sweet potato is also called a yam. Yams are not common in US markets and may be found at ethnic grocery stores.

Holiday Prep: Sweet Potato Wedges

Everyone loves fries but you don’t typically see them at your Holiday dinner table. Here is an elegant version of fries made from sweet potatoes that will fit right into your Holiday menu.

Sweet Potato Wedges
Serves 4 to 6; Prep time: 30 minutes
  • ½ cup, plus 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cut lengthwise into wedges
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1.Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
2. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Remove the pot from the heat
and stir in the cinnamon. Add the potato wedges to the butter and toss to combine. Season the
potatoes with the salt and pepper.
3. Spread the potatoes in an even layer on a baking sheet. Bake the potatoes, turning
occasionally, until tender, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven to a serving dish and
Written by Greenista Girl Shubhra
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Recipe Adapted from Food Network- Paula Deen
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Sweet potatoes are one of the healthiest vegetables to eat. A medium sized sweet potato contains more than your daily requirement of vitamin A, nearly a third the vitamin C you need, almost 15 percent of your daily dietary fiber intake and 10 percent of the necessary potassium

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