This incredibly simple and quick recipe for roasted sweet potatoes relies on the most basic of seasonings--olive oil, salt and pepper. Ready in just 30 minutes, it's a great side dish for a family dinner on a busy weeknight but because it's so easy and delicious, it can also be doubled or tripled and served at larger gatherings. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; lightly coat with cooking spray. Set aside. Cut unpeeled sweet potatoes into 1-inch cubes.

  • Toss sweet potatoes with oil, kosher salt and pepper in a large bowl. Arrange sweet potatoes in a single layer in the prepared baking pan. Roast about 20 minutes or until lightly browned and crispy on cut sides and tender inside, turning once.


Variation: To add flavor, just before serving, toss roasted sweet potatoes with 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme. Nutrition Per Serving: same as below, except 86 cal., 17 g carb. (3 g fiber).

Nutrition Facts

85 calories; 1.7 g total fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 168 mg sodium. 276 mg potassium; 16.5 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 1.3 g protein; 11584 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 9 mcg folate; 25 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 21 mg magnesium;