Skinny Sweet Potato Sticks

5 from 3 votes

Bake a few servings and share a plate with your family and friends!

For a delicious alternative to greasy, calorie-rich fries or potato chips, whip up these Skinny Sweet Potato Sticks! This crispy recipe calls for just a couple of simple ingredients, casting the spotlight on one of our favorite superfoods: sweet potatoes. This candy-sweet veggie carries a bunch of incredible nutrients like beta carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin C. To crank up the nutrition even further, we’ve cooked these savory sticks with coconut oil, an ingredient that’s bursting with body-loving benefits and healthy fats.

These sweet and savory crowd-pleasers are incredibly versatile! You can enjoy them on salads, sandwiches, soups, or simply by themselves. Easy to make and absolutely scrumptious, this flavorful finger food won’t add inches to your waistline. Bake a few servings and share a plate with your family and friends!

5 from 3 votes

Skinny Sweet Potato Sticks

These potato sticks only require three ingredients, making this a simple and delicious dish.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Yield 2 people
Serving Size 0.5 potato (1/2 of recipe)
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato medium, rinsed and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil unrefined (melted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Peel sweet potato and cut into julienne strips, using a Julienne Peeler.
  • Add sticks to a mixing bowl. Add coconut oil and salt. Toss to coat. Spread sticks evenly over a large parchment-lined or non-stick baking sheet. Stir every 10 minutes and continue to bake until crispy, approximately 30 minutes.
  • Watch sticks closely to make sure they don't burn. Allow to cool completely before adding to an airtight ziplock bag.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.5potato (1/2 of recipe) | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 274mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Vegetarian

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Gale Compton

Gale co-founded SkinnyMs. with a goal to provide women with delicious recipes, fitness routines, and ways to reach their ideal weight. Gale has been featured on the Today Show in which she won a cook off for the best Lasagna. Be sure to search for her winning recipe, Skinny Lasagna Rolls.

Guided by her firm belief in healthy eating and the power of exercise, Gale has written two cookbooks and several fitness ebooks. She earned her Fitness Training Certification from, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association. Gale loves to run with her dog Maggie and has completed numerous half-marathons.

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