Spiralized Garlic Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries – Oven Baked, Not Fried

I’m on a spiralizer kick lately. I made a batch of creamy vegan zoodles earlier today, and then it hit me: I needed to spiralize sweet potatoes and transform them into crispy, garlicky bites of deliciousness next. That’s how this recipe for spiralized garlic rosemary sweet potato fries was born.

I loaded up on organic sweet potatoes during a recent visit to Trader Joe’s. It’s hard to find organic sweet potatoes locally, which sucks since there isn’t a Trader Joe’s in my city – or even my county. Trader Joe’s sells a giant bag of them for less than $5, so check there if you want to buy sweet potatoes in bulk for this recipe.

I used 2 large sweet potatoes for this recipe. It’s amazing how many spiralized noodles emerge from a single sweet potato. I’m always impressed by the expanding pile of veggie noodles as I turn the handle on my spiralizer.

See? Told you they’re awesome.

spiralized sweet potatoes

Cook time varies drastically for this recipe because I have no way of knowing the size of your spiralized sweet potatoes. That’s why you’ll notice a significant variation in cook time when you check out the recipe instructions below.

Start by pouring olive oil in a mixing bowl, then stir in garlic powder and garlic salt. I didn’t take a picture of this step, so use your imagination.

Add all of your spiralized sweet potatoes to the mixing bowl and coat them with the olive oil mixture. Transfer them to a foil-lined tray.

Some spiralized sweet potatoes might fall apart during this process. Then again, I was the kid who always destroyed Slinkies in a day or two, so your potatoes might look way better than mine.

Leave some space between your sweet potato fries. If you pile them on top of each other, they’ll end up stuck together. You’ll also have uncooked spots.

When your fries are on the foil-lined tray, sprinkle them with minced garlic and fresh rosemary.

spiralized sweet potatoes

No need to get crazy with it (unless you want to). Garlic and rosemary both have strong flavors.

See that spiralized sweet potato on the bottom left? I’m extra proud of that one. It’s one of the only sweet potatoes I didn’t mangle during the transfer from the mixing bowl to the baking tray.

spiralized sweet potatoes

Pop your spiralized sweet potato fries in the oven for 15 to 25 minutes. Make sure to flip them halfway during the baking process.

I forgot to flip my first batch. See what happened?

They were still good, though. I ate every last one of them.

spiralized sweet potato fries

Sprinkle your sweet potato fries with sea salt after you remove them from the oven. Wait a few minutes before devouring them or you’ll burn your tongue. Don’t ask how I know this.

spiralized sweet potato fries with rosemary and garlic

Spiralized sweet potato fries pair well with avocado sauce, ketchup, and barbecue sauce. You can also eat them plain. That’s what I do.

Hungry for some sweet potato fries?

Here’s my printable, Pinnable recipe for spiralized garlic rosemary sweet potato fries:

Spiralized Garlic Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries - Oven Baked, Not Fried
Print Recipe
Fragrant rosemary and pungent garlic lend a satisfying kick of fresh flavor to these spiralized sweet potato fries.
Servings Prep Time
2 to 4 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
15 to 25 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 to 4 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
15 to 25 minutes
Spiralized Garlic Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries - Oven Baked, Not Fried
Print Recipe
Fragrant rosemary and pungent garlic lend a satisfying kick of fresh flavor to these spiralized sweet potato fries.
Servings Prep Time
2 to 4 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
15 to 25 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 to 4 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
15 to 25 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Add olive oil, garlic powder, and garlic salt to a mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  2. Coat spiralized sweet potatoes in the olive oil mixture and place on a foil-lined baking pan. Top with minced garlic and minced rosemary.
  3. Bake for 15 to 25 minutes*, flipping halfway through for even browning. Lightly sprinkle sea salt on fries.
Recipe Notes

The amount of time this recipe requires depends on how thick/thin you spiralize your sweet potatoes.

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17 thoughts on “Spiralized Garlic Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries – Oven Baked, Not Fried

  • June 27, 2017 at 11:44 pm
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    I am all about oven-baked fries, which are so much healthier than actual fried fries. I also love sweet potato fries. Your recipe sounds super yummy!

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  • June 28, 2017 at 12:12 am
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    I have a big rosemary plant so I need to make these. I need to buy some sweet potatoes

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  • June 28, 2017 at 12:42 am
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    Sweet potatoes and rosemary are my favourite combination. These fries look amazing definitely making them on the weekend!

    Monica

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  • June 28, 2017 at 3:30 am
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    Oh these look amazing!! I am currently about to start the Whole30 so I am definitely pinning this recipe. Thank you 🙂

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  • June 28, 2017 at 5:01 am
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    Wow these looks fun to earn while watching movie marathon this Saturday. Regular fries is out in the picture 🙂 love your recipe!

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  • June 28, 2017 at 6:08 am
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    Ohh I’ve been wondering what sort of things you could make with a spriralizer and these sound perfect what a great idea.

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  • June 28, 2017 at 9:01 am
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    I love sweet potato fries. It is a good side and is healthy for you. I am going to try to resign because I don’t think I’ve ever been that before.

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  • June 28, 2017 at 3:13 pm
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    I love making veggie noodles! I never even thought of making sweet potato spirals. Such a good idea!

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  • June 28, 2017 at 8:06 pm
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    These look so delicious. I have some sweet potatoes and I am going to try your recipe. Thanks !!

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  • June 29, 2017 at 4:46 pm
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    These look so good! I would love to make these for my kids! I just know they would love to help me make it!

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  • June 29, 2017 at 9:02 pm
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    Oh yum! I love baked fries, especially when they are made from sweet potatoes! I am definitely giving your recipe a try! Thanks for sharing it!

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  • June 30, 2017 at 6:58 am
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    Mmm this looks so yummy! I have to try making this because I have to stay away from fried food because it bothers my acid reflux.

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  • June 30, 2017 at 11:46 am
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    These look absolutely delicious! I love using my spiralizer as well! I haven’t made sweet potato curly fries yet, but my son loves sweet potatoes so maybe I will make these for dinner tonight! Thanks for the great tip!

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