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from Laura's cookbook

5 Spice Sweet Potato Wedges

gluten free
middle eastern



  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes (the latter will make them quite spicy, so using according to your preferences)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 pounds medium sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Preparation:
    1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Coarsely grind coriander, fennel, oregano, and red pepper flakes in an electric coffee/spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle. Stir together spices and salt.
    2. Cut potatoes lengthwise into 1-inch wedges. Toss wedges with oil and spices in a large roasting pan and roast in middle of oven 20 minutes. Turn wedges over with a spatula and roast until tender and slightly golden, 15 to 20 minutes more.

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    modified: 2014.10.11 | created: 2010.09.15

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