This recipe for roasted sweet potato wedges is simple and delicious!

Baked in the oven and served with a spicy sauce or dip, sweet potato wedges are a healthier version of their deep-fried cousin! Chock full of antioxidants and fiber, sweet potatoes are finally coming into their own!

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A Favorite Side

This recipe is a favorite because it can be prepped and roasted while other things are going on in the kitchen! Simply set it and forget it!

Toss in a little oil with lightly seasoned sweet potato wedges for a fresh, fun new alternative to regular fries!

Just like french fries, Sweet Potato Wedges can be seasoned any way you like! Add cajun seasoning for some extra heat, or Everything Bagel Seasoning to switch it up!


These sweet potatoes are cleaned and cut into wedges. Make sure they’re uniform in size so they all cook evenly!

Sweet potato wedges are gently tossed with olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper.

VARIATIONS Feel free to season with any kind of seasoning mixture like BBQ, taco, or even ranch!

Pouring oil and seasoning on Sweet Potato Wedges in a glass bowl

How to Make Sweet Potato Wedges

The best way to make sweet potato wedges is to have the oven pre-heated and ready to roast when the wedges are popped in!

  1. Clean and rinse sweet potatoes and peel (optional). Cut into uniform 1” wedges or bigger.
  2. Place potatoes in a bowl and toss with oil, seasoning salt, and pepper.
  3. Put potatoes flat side down on a baking sheet sprayed with pan release.
  4. Bake until tender, about 35 to 40 minutes.

Serve with aioli or chipotle aioli.

top view of Sweet Potato Wedges on a baking sheet before cooking

Tips for Success

  • Cut sweet potato wedges in even quarters so they roast evenly.
  • Peeling the skins off is totally optional, but leaving the skins on gives the potatoes a crispy texture, a more rustic appearance, and more nutritious fiber!
  • Space potatoes so they roast evenly. This allows the air to circulate around them and they will get crispy as they roast! Yum!

Sweet Potato Favorites

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Sweet Potato Wedges

These crispy, oven-baked wedges are the perfect side dish or snack for any day of the week!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
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  • 2 pounds small sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt
  • black pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Scrub potatoes (or peel if preferred). Cut into 1" thick wedges.
  • Toss potatoes with oil and seasonings. Place potatoes skin side down on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake until golden brown, about 35-40 minutes.


For leftovers, pop back into a preheated oven for 5-10 minutes or until heated through! 
4.91 from 11 votes

Nutrition Information

Calories: 257 | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 416mg | Potassium: 764mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 32176IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
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