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Sweet Potato/Vegetable Fries
40 votes


A great alternative to French fries.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch strips [or BTD compliant starchy vegetable of choice]
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon spicy brown mustard (I used Eden organic made with apple cider vinegar) [mustard recipes]
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • sweetener to taste
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the olive oil, lime juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper, chili powder, and mustard.
  3. Add sweet potatoes and stir until evenly coated.
  4. Arrange fries in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
  5. Bake 20 minutes.
  6. Then turn fries over, and continue to bake for 10 more minutes, until crispy and browned.
  7. Season with salt and serve.

    Alternative Ingredients:

  8. Rutabagas, parsnips, carrots, or any other starchy root vegetable works well here, too.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
Lime/Lime Juice2 B N N B N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
- A N A A N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chili Powder- A N N N N N N N
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Parsnip3 ,4 ,5 B B B B B B B N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Potato (White/Red/Blue/Yellow)3 ,4 ,5 A A N N N A A A
Rutabaga2 ,4 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 08, 2007 at 06:15 PM By: Drea