In this roasted sweet potato recipe, a touch of lime, along with real maple syrup, brown sugar and cinnamon, adds Caribbean-style zest to balance the natural sweetness of the potatoes.

Mary Cleaver
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2014

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

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  • Combine maple syrup, brown sugar, butter, oil, salt, cinnamon and cayenne in a large bowl. Add sweet potatoes and toss until thoroughly coated. Transfer to a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Sprinkle lime zest over the sweet potatoes and gently stir to distribute.

Tips

Cut Down on Dishes: A rimmed baking sheet is great for everything from roasting to catching accidental drips and spills. For effortless cleanup and to keep your baking sheets in tip-top shape, line them with a layer of foil before each use.

Nutrition Facts

138 calories; protein 1.9g 4% DV; carbohydrates 24g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.3g 13% DV; sugars 10.3g; fat 4.4g 7% DV; saturated fat 1.5g 8% DV; cholesterol 5.1mg 2% DV; vitamin a iu 17742.7IU 355% DV; vitamin c 20.6mg 34% DV; folate 5.9mcg 2% DV; calcium 44.7mg 5% DV; iron 0.7mg 4% DV; magnesium 26.2mg 9% DV; potassium 451.5mg 13% DV; sodium 228.3mg 9% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 10% DV; added sugar 5g.