Sweet Potato Wedges

Ready in just 30 minutes, these golden-brown sweet potato wedges make a versatile side dish or snack. This two-step process results in speeding up this delicious dish without sacrificing any flavour at all.



  • 3 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds), each halved lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat yoghurt
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Dash of vanilla extract


  1. Place a large baking sheet in oven.
  2. Preheat oven to 450° (do not remove pan from oven).
  3. Place potatoes and 1/4 cup water in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; pierce with tip of a knife to vent.
  4. Microwave at HIGH for 5 minutes. Drain water.
  5. Cut each potato half lengthwise into 4 wedges.
  6. Add oil to potatoes; toss to coat.
  7. Carefully remove preheated pan from oven; coat pan with cooking spray. Arrange potatoes in a single layer on pan; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  8. Bake at 450° for 18 minutes or until browned and tender.
  9. Combine yoghurt, honey, and vanilla, stirring well; serve sauce with potatoes.

Serves 4 – Serving size: 6 potato wedges and about 1 tablespoon sauce

Calories: 224, Fat: 4.1g, Carbohydrate: 44g, Fibre: 6g