Sweet Potato Fries with Basil Yogurt Sauce

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Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food

By Nik Sharma

Published 2018

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I love sweet potato fries, so I usually make them in large batches. Often, I’ll sprinkle them with red chili flakes and a pinch of flaky sea salt for a more concentrated flavor in each bite. The creamy and fresh-tasting basil sauce makes a tasty counterpoint.


Basil Yogurt Sauce

  • ¼ cup [60 g] plain full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup [12


To make the yogurt sauce

Combine the yogurt, basil, scallions, avocado, chile, lime juice, peppercorns, salt, and water in a blender and pulse on high speed until smooth and uniform. Taste and adjust the seasoning, if necessary. You can add more water if you want the sauce a little thinner. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerat