Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet potatoes are members of the morning glory family and native to the American tropics. They are a winter crop, so they provide fresh vegetables when many other vegetables are unavailable. A sweet potato is a root tuber, a fleshy root that stores food for a plant.

Serves 6

  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 T butter, melted.
  • Salt to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Thinly slice the sweet potatoes in a processor or with a vegetable grater.
  3. Toss with the oil and butter.
  4. Spread the sliced sweet potatoes out in a thin layer on a jelly roll pan.
  5. Sprinkle with salt.
  6. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until crispy.
  7. Flip once during baking to crisp both sides.

Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom is a program of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma State Department of Education


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