Trader Joe’s Sweet Potato Frites Review

Trader Joe's Sweet Potato Frites

We knew that Trader Joe’s Sweet Potato Frites were fancy when we saw that the bag said “frites” and not “fries.” What are frites, you ask? In France, French Fries are called “pommes frites,” which translates to “fried potatoes.” While these frites aren’t the sort of thing you’ll find at a fine French restaurant, they’re not a bad thing to have in your freezer.

If you’ve ever made frozen fries before, you know what to expect from these frites. All you have to do is heat up your oven and let them cook for about 20 minutes. If you prefer crispier fries, we’d suggest cooking them for a bit longer; our frites were definitely on the softer side.

Trader Joe's Sweet Potato Frites

These frites absolutely taste like they were made from fresh sweet potatoes. They’re not heavily seasoned, so the natural sugary flavor of the sweet potatoes is what stands out here. The fries are cut thick, which makes them even more reminiscent of unsliced potatoes. Since they’re not heavily seasoned, you may want to pair these fries with a sauce of some sort. They clash with ketchup, but we think a nice barbeque sauce would be a great match.

Sweet potato fries tend to be a little softer than potato fries, but we thought these fries were soft even when compared to other frozen sweet potato products. If you don’t have a deep fryer, we’d recommend leaving these fries in the oven until they start to get brown. The best fries we bit into were the ones that were crispy on the outside.

Whether you call them frites or fries, Trader Joe’s Sweet Potato Frites aren’t a bad alternative to regular oven-baked fries. These fries won’t blow you away, but they’re still a fine food to pair with burgers, chicken tenders, or even a sandwich.

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Trader Joe's Sweet Potato Frites
Trader Joe's Sweet Potato Frites