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Sweet Potato Fries with Blue Cheese

I used to avoid sweet potatoes as a child, mostly because they came out of a can. When I heard of the many health benefits, I began trying fresh sweet potatoes with my husband. Now we enjoy fries topped with cinnamon sugar or cayenne pepper. We've also discovered how awesome they are with blue cheese. —Katrina Krumm, Apple Valley, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1-1/4 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-in.-thick strips
  • 1 tablespoon apricot preserves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add sweet potatoes; cook until tender and lightly browned, turning occasionally, 12-15 minutes. Add preserves, stirring to coat; sprinkle with salt. Top with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 246 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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