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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  • 10 m
  • 30 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“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.”


    • 1 pound sweet potatoes (about 2 medium), scrubbed
    • 1½ teaspoons olive oil
    • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
    • ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper


  • 1 Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; lightly coat with cooking spray. Set aside. Cut unpeeled sweet potatoes into 1-inch cubes.
  • 2 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).
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