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A Cajun Dip for Sweet Potato Fries

Creamy mayonnaise and ketchup spiced with Cajun seasoning and a hit of molasses combine to create Cajun Dip for Sweet Potato Fries. 

Cajun Dip with Sweet Potato Fries

We are the “condiment family” according to my daughter-in-law. 

In general, we have a favorite condiment for almost everything we eat that doesn’t come with its own sauce.

Up until now, sweet potato fries had us stumped. We tried spicy catsup, ranch dressing, cinnamon-sugar, honey, honey-dijon dressing, etc. In short, we experimented with the obvious and not-so-obvious. Nothing did it for us.

ingredients need for Cajun Dip include mayonnaise, catsup, and Creole seasoning

Just when I was about to give up, I found this delicious dip in a magazine. It was the answer to our trivial condiment issue.

If you also eat sweet potato fries, I think you will appreciate this easy Cajun Dip! Cajun seasoning adds a kick. Molasses sweetens the mix. It’s the perfect combination.

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A Cajun Dip for Sweet Potato Fries

A Cajun Dip for Sweet Potato Fries

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Creamy mayonnaise and ketchup spiced with Cajun seasoning and a hit of molasses combine to create Cajun Dip for Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (I prefer olive oil mayonnaise for fewer calories)
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (adjust to suit your tastes)

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients and stir until smooth.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 servings Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 118Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 560mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 0g

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Cassandra

Wednesday 18th of May 2016

I like honey dill dip or chipotle mayo with my sweet potatoes :)

Paula

Tuesday 24th of May 2016

Both sound fantastic Cassandra.

janet

Thursday 29th of August 2013

We enjoy Orange Marmalade with out sweet potato fries, slightly warmed to thin. Yummy!

Andy V

Friday 5th of October 2012

Hi- Just found your blog and am lovin' it!!

My favorite condiment for sweet potatoes is a a greek yogurt dip sole by costco. I think it's just called "Jalepenjo Dip". It's super creamy becuse of the greek yogurt with few calories, tons of taste, and the protein we need (we aren't big meat eaters). We put it on everything, burritos, wraps, turkey burgers, ect. Hope you can find it at your costco!

Paula

Sunday 7th of October 2012

Andy, Love, love Costco. Adding Jalapeno Dip to the list for my next visit. Thanks for the tip.

April

Sunday 12th of August 2012

I love sweet potato fries with BBQ sauce! {It's another great mix of sweet and spicy.} Depending upon the particular sauce I'm using, I will sometimes mix a bit of ketchup in as well... but with so many different types of BBQ sauce, there are quite a few flavor combinations to enjoy!

Paula

Tuesday 14th of August 2012

Hi April, What an easy idea for a dip! Gotta give it a try. Thanks for writing.

Donna G.

Friday 27th of July 2012

This sounds great. Thanks.