Sweet Potato Fries

A favorite of many, these sweet potato fries are roasted rather than fried. Use already-cut sweet potatoes to make this a quick side that, over time, most children will enjoy. Even kids who do not like them initially can learn to like these fries if exposed to them enough without feeling pressured to eat them. Try making these fries out of purple sweet potatoes too!  
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1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into wedges* 2 teaspoons olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon crushed garlic or garlic powder


1) Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
2) Peel and cut potatoes in half lengthwise then cut into 1/2-inch thick fries or *use pre-cut sweet potatoes sold at some grocery stores.
3) Toss potatoes with oil, salt and garlic or garlic powder in large mixing bowl until thoroughly coated.
4) Spread fries in a single layer on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, turning once to ensure even cooking. Remove from oven and serve hot.