Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

The perfect balance of sweet and spicy, these wedges make a great dinner side dish!



  • 1 pound sweet potatoes (approximately 2 medium)
  • 1 Tablespoon Pompeian Arbequina Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (more if desired)
  • 1/41/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Cut each sweet potato in half crosswise and lengthwise.
  3. Cut each section into 4-5 wedges.
  4. Place wedges in a large bowl, add oil and toss to coat.
  5. Mix cinnamon, sugar and pepper together in a small bowl.
  6. Add half the spice mixture to the potatoes and toss to coat.
  7. Add remaining spice mixture and toss again.
  8. Place wedges on a baking sheet and bake for 35-40 minutes, flipping every 10 minutes.