Oven Baked Sweet Potato Planks



Nonstick cooking spray
1½ pounds (2 large) fresh sweet potatoes
1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon salt

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Spray 10 x 14 cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Scrub potatoes under cool tap water with vegetable brush. Use knife to remove any bad spots or defects on the potato. Do NOT peel.
  4. Cut each potato in half and each half into 8 wedges or plank-size fries. Spread potato planks evenly on cookie sheet, and spray potatoes with nonstick cooking spray.
  5. Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over planks.
  6. Place cookie sheet in oven and bake for approximately 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are just tender. If desired, the potatoes can be placed under oven broiler for about 3 minutes, turned, and broiled 3 minutes on other side.
  7. Remove from oven and serve.

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