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    Sweet potato wedges - to parboil or not to parboil?

    Should I or shouldn't I? I thought as they're quite soft anyway maybe I'd put them straight in the oven?

    Any help would be appreciated - they're already cut and the ovens on!

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    No need to par boil, they take no time at all to cook, but by now it's probably too late

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy Holidays
    No need to par boil, they take no time at all to cook, but by now it's probably too late
    Ooh just in time, thanks v much x

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    Nope, no need to parboil, only takes 20-30min. I've just had exactly that for my tea! And it was diviiiiiine mmmm, sweet potatoes cut into wedges, sprinkled with Maldon sea salt and Cajun seasoning, bunged it in for 20-30min *drool* Had it with boiled egg, salad, jalapeno hummus and raw veggies to dip in. om-nom-iferous!
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    So glad you asked this question i was only thinking this earlier today x

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    Amazing just how useful this answer and thread is… :P Mine are just going on the oven now… thank you most kindly

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    Thanks for the tip! I can now skip that extra step and wash up one less pan

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    I never even par-boil "normal" potato wedges. Just chop them, spray with frylight and sprinkle with seasoning and then chuck them in the oven (on high) for about 30 minutes, turning half way through.

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    Handy to know, thank you!

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    I was just wondering the same thing - to par boil or not. Will be making these for supper tonight





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