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Sweet Potato Home Fries

Sweet Potato Home Fries

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This Sweet Potato Home Fries recipe is simple and scrumptious! Diced sweet potatoes, red onion and a poblano pepper are tossed in chili powder, garlic powder, oregano and cinnamon and roasted for a healthy, satisfying breakfast or brunch side. Serve as is or with sliced avocado and topped with a fried egg.
Yields 5 cups or serves 6 (¾ cup) servings.
Course Breakfast & Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, brunch, gluten free, healthy, poblano, roasted, side dish, sweet potato, sweet potato hash, sweet potato home fries, vegetables
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 205
Author Laurie McNamara


  • Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker's Half Sheet (2 Pack)


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes diced into 1-inch pieces (peel or don't)
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 1 medium to large poblano pepper seeded and diced
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil or extra light olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt plus more if desired
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano rubbed in palm
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • avocado oil spray or extra light olive oil spray


  • Slide a rimmed metal baking sheet onto the middle rack of your oven and preheat oven to 400°.
  • In a large bowl toss the diced potatoes, red onion and poblano with avocado oil.
  • Season with chili powder, salt, garlic powder, oregano (crushed in palm), black pepper and cinnamon. Toss to combine.
  • Once the pan is preheated, remove and quickly spray with avocado oil or extra light olive oil spray. Quickly add and spread the sweet potato mixture evenly and roast on the middle rack for 25 minutes, rotating the pan halfway. Do not toss or flip the potatoes.
    For crispier results, try dividing among 2 pans.
  • Once tender remove and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the sweet potatoes into a serving bowl or divide onto plates. Top with chopped fresh cilantro.
  • Delicious served with sliced avocado and a fried egg on top.


How To Store Leftover Sweet Potato Home Fries:
Once cooled, transfer to an air-tight container and refrigerate or freeze.
How Long Will Sweet Potato Home Fries Last?
If store properly, the will last up to 5 to 6 days or 6 months in the freezer.
How To Reheat Leftover Sweet Potato Fries:
Simply microwave, add to a skillet or air fry until crispy or hot throughout.


Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 569mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 21855IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg