Sweet Potato Superfood Flax Fries

Who can resist a side of fries? These sweet potato fries from Running with Spoons will leave you feeling satisfied. Sweet potatoes are packed with vitamin A and fiber, and these naturally sweet spuds are enhanced by a drizzle of maple syrup, while flax seeds provide a crunchy coating and a dose of omega-3s.

Ingredients for servings

    Sweet Potato Superfood Flax Fries

  • 1 medium sweet potato

  • 2 teaspoon maple syrup

  • 1 tablespoon ground flax

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Cinnamon to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400ºF (204°C), and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Slice the sweet potato into fry shapes, cutting each piece about 1/4 inch thick.

  • Toss the fries and the maple syrup in a large bowl. Sprinkle on the flax, sea salt and cinnamon, and toss to evenly coat.

  • Transfer to the prepared baking sheet, and bake for 40 minutes, turning them halfway through.

  • Allow cooling slightly before enjoying it.

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