As kids grow, their willingness to try a variety of flavours grows too. But kids’ and teens’ palates, can be easily overwhelmed so pairing known foods with newer tastes is the way to go. This orange citrus and curry dip has a subtle flavour kick that will introduce young eaters to the sweet-savory combination in a familiar way – after all, most kids won’t turn down French fries. Gentle culinary introductions – like this one, courtesy of Minute Maid and the Canadian Living Test Kitchen – help pave the way for future curious exploration.
Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Orange Curry Dip
Allergen alert: Recipe contains dairy
Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
A mildly sweet orange dip with just a hint of curry is the perfect dipper for oven-crisp sweet potato fries. This dip is also great with cut-up veggies and crackers!
3 large sweet potatoes
1 tbsp. olive oil
Pinch each salt and pepper
Orange Curry Dip:
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
4 tsp Minute Maid Frozen Original 100% Orange Juice concentrate
3/4 tsp curry powder
Pinch each salt and pepper (to taste)
Peel and cut sweet potatoes into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices. Toss with oil, salt and pepper.
Bake on two parchment paper–lined baking sheets on bottom and middle racks of 425 F (220 C) oven, switching and rotating sheets and tossing once, until tender and edges are browned and crisp, 30 to 35 minutes.
Orange Curry Dip: Meanwhile, in bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, Minute Maid Frozen Original 100% Orange Juice concentrate, curry powder, salt and pepper until smooth. Serve with fries.
PER 1 SERVING, RECIPE MAKES 4 SERVINGS: about 306 calories, 5 g protein, 13 g total fat (3 g saturated fat), 44 g carbohydrates (6 g dietary fibre, 16 g sugar), 14 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 596 mg potassium. %RDI: 8% calcium, 13% iron, 344% vitamin A, 62% vitamin C, 10% folate.
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