Bacon-Flavored Sweet Potato Fries


  • 1/3 pound bacon
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, cut into French fries
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup ketchup


Preheat oven to 340 degrees F (171 degrees C).

Lay bacon strips in a single layer on a baking sheet with raised edges.

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Bake in the preheated oven, turning occasionally, until browned and crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels, reserving the bacon grease.

Heat bacon grease in a large frying pan or skillet over medium-high heat; add sweet potato fries. Cook and stir fries in the hot bacon grease until browned and crispy, about 10 minutes. Transfer fries to a serving platter and sprinkle with paprika and salt; serve with ketchup.