Roasted Sweet 'taters

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21 review(s) averaging 4.6. 86% would make again

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Simple to make and everyone seems to enjoy this dish. This recipe also works well with yams or Idaho baking potatoes.

"Just made these tonight except I used garlic salt and a cajun blend seasoning and my husband who hates sweet potatoes couldn't stop eating them!! My 1 1/2 year old triplets couldn't get enough of them either so this is a deffinate keeper! I served them along side a honey mustard roast turkey breast and they were a perfect pair!! Thanks for the inspiration!!"


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16 oz Sweet potatoes; - Washed
1 ts olive oil
1/2 ts Salt; - coarse kosher is best.
1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
1/8 ts Ground cloves
1/8 ts Pepper; - coarse ground

Original recipe makes 6



Preheat oven to 425F.

Cut sweet potatoes into about 3/4 inch cubes (large dice). Leave the skins on removing only the hard knob at each end. Alternatively you might cut them in wedges or slice them in 1/2 inch disks.

Combine sweet potatoes and remaining ingredients in a bowl (or plastic bag); toss gently to coat. Place potatoes on a baking sheet (do not overlap); bake at 425F for 25 minutes or until very tender.

If you're using your oven for something else (at a lower temperature) that's fine, just adjust the cooking time up a bit.

Each (app 1/2 cup) serving contains an estimated:

Cals: 83, FatCals: 8, TotalFat: 1g

SatFat:0g, PolyFat: 0g, MonoFat: 1g

Chol: 0mg, Na: 106mg, K: 256mg

TotCarbs: 15g, Fiber: 2g Sugars: 6g

NetCarbs: 13g, protein: 1g


You can also cut the potato in wedges or disks if you prefer a "larger" presentation.


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These are fantastic... a must try!!



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"Personally, I prefer making it this way  Twice baked sweet potatoes, spiced with a hint of cinnamon, orange, and nutmeg and flavored subtly with Granny Smith apples. Even those who dislike sweet potatoes (yes they exist) will like this side!" Firebyrd Firebyrd

"If you like it, you might also try this  Sweet & savory with a hint of spicy, this dish takes sweet potatoes and sautees them with fresh veggies, including bell peppers, making this the last word in hash. Tastes incredible!" Firebyrd Firebyrd

"If you like it, you might also try this  This is soooo delicious & easy to make. Sweet potatoes are a favorite of mine and this new twist is the perfect one to add to my collection. Served it up at a dinner party and it was a hit. My advice is to make extra. Everyone will want seconds!" Firebyrd Firebyrd

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pcfmendoza 1 year ago

It is so simple and taste great
singleguy55 2 years ago

Fabulous. Also good with cinnamon and salt.
Jenstarling 2 years ago

Wow...awesome! Substituted coconut oil for the olive oil. Turned out GREAT. Whole family loved included the 3 year olds. Looking forward to trying spicy on another day. So, so good. Thank you!
Kendra_InTheKitchen 2 years ago

kionson 2 years ago

Didn't use cloves and they turned out delish! Amazing what a little nutmeg can do.
paulavaskeroeterdink 2 years ago

KImberlyscoubys 2 years ago

Famliy loved it! Easy, quick, and enjoyable!
macandpeaches 2 years ago

judtoff 2 years ago

These really are great!! Thanks for posting :)
Havingfuncookin 2 years ago

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