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Spiced sweet potato with paprika and cayenne pepper recipe

Spiced sweet potato with paprika and cayenne pepper recipe

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These baked sweet potato wedges are super easy to make and deliciously spiced to give an extra fiery kick. Enjoy them as part of a main meal or as a wonderfully wholesome snack. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 111 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 3 large sweet potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil spray
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    3g 5%
  • Saturates

    1g 3%
  • Sugars

    5g 6%
  • Salt

    0.1g 2%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 19.6g Protein 1.3g Fibre 3.2g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Arrange the potatoes, in an even layer, over 1-2 large roasting tins.
  2. Spray the potatoes with the oil, shaking the tray a little to ensure they’re evenly coated. Scatter over the paprika, cayenne pepper and a little seasoning. Bake for 25-30 minutes, turning halfway during cooking, until golden.

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