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SWEET POTATO FRIES SUPREME

Baked sweet potato fries seasoned with taco seasoning loaded with all kinds of delicious toppings like fresh pico de gallo, fresh guacamole, sour cream and spicy beef. Perfect for game night or just a casual dinner


Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Quick & Easy
Servings: 3 -4
Author: the communal feast

Ingredients

  • 3-4 medium sweet potatoes washed, skin on cut into even size fries
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • ½ lb ground beef -optional if vegetarian use black beans
  • 2 tablespoons taco sauce
  • Fresh guacamole for serving
  • Sour cream for serving
  • Hot sauce for serving -optional
  • Garnish: chopped green onions
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Sliced jalepenos
  • Pico de gallo:
  • 3-4 roma tomatoes chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • ¼ jalapeno chopped thinly
  • Juice from 1-2 limes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

Instructions

  • 1. Pre heat oven to 425F degrees
  • 2. Place sweet potato fries on a baking tray, drizzle with a small amount of olive oil or use olive oil cooking sray, do not over saturate with oil, add taco seasoning and salt & pepper.
    Toss fries and bake in the oven for 15 minutes then flip and bake for another 20 minutes or more until crisp on the outside and tender on the inside.
  • 3. While the fries are baking, prepare the toppings.
  • 4. To make the pico: Add all ingredients to a bowl, stir and season well with salt & pepper. Set aside until ready to serve.
  • 5. To make the spicy beef -optional if vegetarian skip this step and feel free to add black beans to your fries. Heat a pan on medium high heat, add the ground beef along with taco sauce and a dash of hot sauce. Using a spatula break down the ground beef into small pieces and continue to cook until meat is fully cooked about 5 minutes.
  • 6. Add fries to a baking dish, preferably one that you can serve the dish right out of. Add the shredded cheese and bake until the cheese melts. Feel free to broil for the last 30 seconds to crisp up the fries.
  • 7. Next top the fries with ground beef, optional to drizzle with hot sauce, add the sour cream, guac and pico de gallo.
  • 8. Garnish with chopped green onions, chopped cilantro and sliced jalepenos
  • 9. Serve immediately.