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Loaded Guacamole Sweet Potato Fries

January 26, 2016

Change it up next game day with these Loaded Guacamole Sweet Potato Fries. Mexican meets healthy in this vibrant and delicious game day or appetizer recipe! You’ll never go back to regular ole’ sweet potato fries…

Change it up next game day with these Loaded Guacamole Sweet Potato Fries. Mexican meets healthy in this vibrant and delicious game day or appetizer recipe!If you caught my post last week, you know that I spent the first part of January at an amazing fitness and wellness resort in Malibu. If the post didn’t make it abundantly clear, I had an amazing time and it was the perfect way to kick off a New Year with a healthy refocus.

It was such a luxury to not be in the kitchen for a week and have a chef cooking all of our meals for us. I am incredibly grateful for the experience and was blown away by the meals they whipped up!

However, I’m also the type of person who likes having a degree of control over my meals. Me? A control freak in the kitchen? Whoda guessed it?

I’ll let that one sink in…

Change it up next game day with these Loaded Guacamole Sweet Potato Fries. Mexican meets healthy in this vibrant and delicious game day or appetizer recipe! You'll never go back to regular ole' sweet potato fries...By the end of the week at Wellfit I only had two things on my mind, sweet potatoes and avocados. I actually missed avocados so much that I ordered the vegetarian option 4 times just because I knew it was a veggie burger that came with avocado. That’s commitment right there.

Since getting home from Wellfit, I’ve certainly made up for the fact that I was deprived of 2/3 of my favorite foods for the week (I got some cauliflower in there, don’t worry!) by eating an excessive amount of both. So much so that I just started mixing them together, which was when I discovered the glory that is sweet potato fries + guacamole.

HOLY GUACAMOLE where have these loaded guacamole sweet potato fries been all of my life?!

Change it up next game day with these Loaded Guacamole Sweet Potato Fries. Mexican meets healthy in this vibrant and delicious game day or appetizer recipe! You'll never go back to regular ole' sweet potato fries...Then the other night we hosted a couple of friends for “Latin-Night” aka a throwback to last year’s trip to Costa Rica. As part of this delicious affair, I whipped up my Best Ever Pico de Gallo, which then sparked the idea of adding this to the sweet potato-guacamole mix.

It also meant that I could refer to this dish as “loaded”, which makes me laugh every time because all I can think of is “Herbie Fully Loaded”, a true Lindsay Lohan classic.

Having had this as a side dish with dinner 3 times now, I decided now would be the perfect time to post it since it seems like something one might eat while watching the SuperBowl. I don’t have the will-power to wait until February 7th to eat these again, nor do I particularly care about football. But now that Beyonce is playing the halftime show, you better bet I’ll be celebrating with this recipe. Who’s with me?!

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Loaded Guacamole Sweet Potato Fries

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 side servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 T chili powder
  • 1 T olive oil
  • Zest + juice of 1 lime

For the Guacamole:

  • 1 large avocado, from mexico!
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 green onions, chopped (whites and light green only)
  • 1 lime, zest and juice
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt (or more, to taste)
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo
  • optional: ¼ cup cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Slice sweet potatoes thinly into fry shape.
  3. Coat fries with olive oil, chili powder and zest and juice of lime.
  4. Roast for 15 minutes before flipping over and roasting for another 12-15 mins (watch closely as you do not want them to burn)

For the Guacamole:

  1. Mash avocado in a large bowl.
  2. Add garlic, green onions, lime juice and zest and cumin. Stir to combine.

For Serving:

  1. Transfer fries to a large plate and drizzle with guacamole.
  2. Sprinkle with pico de gallo.

Change it up next game day with these Loaded Guacamole Sweet Potato Fries. Mexican meets healthy in this vibrant and delicious game day or appetizer recipe! You'll never go back to regular ole' sweet potato fries...



avos_logoDisclaimer: This post is sponsored by Avocados from Mexico – Canada. I’m so excited to continue our collaboration in 2016 as a Canadian Ambassador. Looking forward to bringing you more avotastic posts!


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  • Reply
    regs
    March 17, 2020 at 11:40 pm

    Fantastic recipe, thanks for sharing. Looking forward to your coming blogs.

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    Haley
    June 8, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    Can I just say that these are calling. my. name. ?! My goodness – they look delicious!

    I just discovered your blog (finally, after hearing such wonderful things!) and I’m impressed! I will definitely be back for more 🙂

    Haley

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    Vicki @ Boiled Eggs & Soldiers
    January 31, 2016 at 1:22 am

    Yum, I just made this to take to a BBQ, it’s amazing!

    • Reply
      Davida Kugelmass
      February 2, 2016 at 9:40 am

      wonderful! I’m planning to triple the batch for our superbowl party on Sunday!

  • Reply
    Stacie, RDN @ Simply Nourished Recipes
    January 30, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    Wowzers…two of my fave foods are sweet potatoes and avocados…..can it get any better than this?! Seriously, Davidia — amazing!

    • Reply
      Davida Kugelmass
      February 2, 2016 at 9:30 am

      Thanks, girlfriend! Don’t know why it took me so long to think to pair these two superfoods!

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    Chrissa - Physical Kitchness
    January 28, 2016 at 11:32 pm

    OH MY GAWD you’ve combined two of my fav power foods – sweet potatoes and avocado!!!! I’m in love, I’m in heaven. Can I just kiss you?

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    Consuelo | Earthly Taste
    January 28, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    The retreat looked amazeballs from what I saw in yours and Lee’s snaps!! But yeah, I would have missed avos so much as well!!! And fries too! Goshhhh these look bomb!

    • Reply
      Davida Kugelmass
      February 2, 2016 at 9:23 am

      They had carrot fries one day…not the same thing 😉

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    Ashley @ Fit Mitten Kitchen
    January 28, 2016 at 1:44 pm

    GIF LOVE. Also, I always look for menu options with guac, so I’d do the same thing 😉

    Sweet tater fries twins this week! I’ll trade you some guac for sweet chili? ( I know, it’s not really a fair trade) :-p

    • Reply
      Davida Kugelmass
      February 2, 2016 at 9:23 am

      I totally count it as a fair trade! Gotta balance the sweet and savory 😉

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    Brittany
    January 28, 2016 at 8:06 am

    This combo is perfection! Sweet potato fries are my weakness.

    • Reply
      Davida Kugelmass
      January 28, 2016 at 10:20 am

      Me too! Same with avocados. This meal is basically the opposite of will power haha

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    Bethany @ Athletic Avocado
    January 28, 2016 at 7:22 am

    two of my favorite things in one awesome recipe!! Im drooling by this deliciousness!

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    Ann
    January 27, 2016 at 5:08 am

    I love this, and my boyfriend will too. Big fan of avocados and sweet potatoes especially in fries form 🙂

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    Jen @ Chase the Red Grape
    January 27, 2016 at 1:47 am

    Sweet potato and guac are like a match made in heaven!
    David and I are football fans so will be watching the football… Little differently this year… Will be watching it live at 6.30am on Monday morning! Used to watching it at 11pm in the UK! So I need good brekkie options!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      January 27, 2016 at 8:21 am

      hahahaha oh man! That is serious commitment right there! I’d say just top an egg on this and you’ve got a full-blown breakfast 😉

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    Lauren
    January 26, 2016 at 11:22 pm

    Davida, these look so so good! Sweet potato and guacamole is the best combination. I miss me some nut butters when I am away! And I realise how much I actually eat when I am away from it…!

    • Reply
      Davida Kugelmass
      January 27, 2016 at 8:28 am

      haha yup me too! Thankfully they had peanut butter at Wellfit but I’m pretty sure I reduced their stock by half LOL…

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