Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Today’s recipe is easy, requires few ingredients, and is full of flavor! I am always on the lookout for sweet potato recipes because they are so nutritious. My husband took one bite of these potatoes and said, “Wow! These are really good!”

I take that as a major win, considering he usually does not get excited about sweet potatoes!

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A simple blend of warm spices create a savory/sweet side dish perfect alongside most any meal. Plus, the aroma of the potatoes and spices in the oven made the entire house smell delightful! The original recipe called for a tablespoon of butter, but I left it out in the interest of saving some unnecessary calories/fat.

So, let’s take this:

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and turn it into this!:

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Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients:

  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • Sea salt to taste

1). Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a medium baking dish with cooking spray.

2). Peel and dice sweet potatoes and place in baking dish.

3). Mix sweet potatoes with the olive oil and spices. Toss to coat evenly.

4). Bake in the oven for about 45-55 minutes or until tender. Stir the potatoes once or twice during baking. Top with more cinnamon if desired.

Servings: 4 Nutritional Information per serving: Calories: 112  Carbs: 22g Fat: 3g Protein: 2g Sugar: 11g Sodium: 32g 

Recipe adapted from fortheloveofcooking.com