Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Roasted Red Pepper Dip

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With these sweet potato fries, you get the best of everything. They're slightly sweet, perfectly seasoned, soft on the inside, and crispy on the outside, and the dipping sauce is fantastic!

For the Fries

2 to 3 sweet potatoes, skin on and cut into wedges
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
generous pinch of kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper

Dipping Sauce

1 roasted red bell pepper, or use jarred
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (1/2 reserved)
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flake
pinch of kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper to taste

Drizzle the sweet potatoes with three tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Place the potato wedges onto a baking sheet in a single layer and bake at 400° for 25 to 30 minutes, until golden brown.

Meanwhile, put the roasted red bell pepper, ketchup, 1/2 of the cilantro, smoked paprika, and red pepper flake into a Food Processor or a Mini Food Chopper. Blend until mostly smooth. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Remove the potato wedges from the oven and arrange them on a plate. Serve with dipping sauce.


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