Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges with Jalapeño Sour Cream



Recipe Information

Total Time: 

50 minutes; 10 minutes active



These tasty wedges pair perfectly with roast turkey sandwiches, breakfast hash, or a big bowl of chili.


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, washed and cut lengthwise into large wedges
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper

Jalapeño Sour Cream

  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oil and spices. Add the sweet potato wedges and toss until well coated. Spread the seasoned wedges out on a large sheet pan. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes, stir or flip the wedges, and bake an additional 20 minutes until browned and tender.
  3. While potatoes are roasting, mix together the sour cream, jalapeño pepper, lime and salt in a small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. Remove the wedges from the oven and let them rest for 5 minutes before serving with the jalapeño sour cream.

Serving Suggestion

These tasty wedges are the perfect accompaniment for roast turkey sandwiches, breakfast hash, or a big bowl of chili; or serve as a party snack.

Nutritional Information

247 calories, 7 g. fat, 10 mg. cholesterol, 136 mg. sodium, 45 g. carbohydrate, 7 g. fiber, 3 g. protein