- 2 sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds total), peeled and cut into 1/2-by-2-inch sticks
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- coarse salt
- ground pepper
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Divide potatoes between two rimmed baking sheets; toss with oil, and season with salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer, without overlapping. Roast, tossing once, until tender and starting to brown, 25 to 30 minutes.
- 2. Sprinkle with lemon juice; season with salt and pepper, if desired. Toss to coat.