Ok so after much begging Carolyn is going to contribute to the blog here and there when she can by providing us with some great recipes so im going to post a few that she sent me after she made 1 of our sisters lunch that ended up getting shared with quiet a few people in the office. So since so many people asked for the recipe there she figured it would be a great thing to share on the blog so i hope all of you that have tried or will be trying this let us know what you think.
SWEET POTATO FRIES:
2 large sweet potatoes (peeled or unpeeled) cut into 4in. long & 1/4-1/2 in. thick fries
2 TBS olive oil
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp ground coriander
coarse ground rock salt, and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Preheat your oven to 450* F Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside
Place the sweet potatoes in a lg bowl and toss with olive oil until the sweet potatoes are coated. Add the paprika, chili powder, coriander, salt, and pepper; toss to distribute evenly. Arrange the coated fries in a single layer on the prepared pan. Bake for 20 minutes on the lower rack until the sweet potatoes soften. Transfer the pan to the upper rack of the oven and bake 10 minutes longer, until fries are crispy. Serve with avocado dip.
1/3 c. mayo
1/3 c. cream cheese
1 jalapeno, seeded & chopped
2 scallions, white & light green part only, chopped
1 lime juiced
salt & freshly ground pepper
Place the avocado, mayonnaise, cream cheese, jalapeno, scallions, and lime juice into a blender or small food processor. Blend for 1 minute or until you have a smooth paste. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve as a dip for the Sweet Potato Oven Fries.
Hope you all enjoy these recipes & again please leave your comments, questions or remarks.