Creole Sweet Potato Fries

Creole Sweet Potato Fries

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Creole Sweet Potato Fries – Thick-cut sweet potato fries get a dusting of cayenne pepper and sea salt for a good ol’ Creole kick.  A side of Creole dipping sauce makes for a spicy-sweet and sour Southern side dish.

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  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 quarts canned diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup minced scallions


  • 1 In a skillet sauté celery, onion and garlic in oil until onion is tender.
  • 2 Add diced tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce and seasonings.
  • 3 Bring mixture to boil, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until mixture begins to thicken.
  • 4 Stir in scallions; return to boil. Serve hot or cold.
  • 5
  • 6 SERVING SUGGESTION: Cook 6oz of Harvest Splendor® Maxi Cut Sweet Potato fries according to package directions, dust with cayenne pepper and sea salt. Serve with 2oz of Creole dipping sauce for a spicy and sweet side dish.


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