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


Recipe Summary

10 mins
30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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

2/3 cup
85 calories; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 16.5g; dietary fiber 2.5g; sugars 3.4g; fat 1.7g; saturated fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 11583.6IU; vitamin c 2mg; folate 9mcg; calcium 24.8mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 20.5mg; potassium 276mg; sodium 168mg.

1 starch