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Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe

Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe

Photo: Avital Pinnick

Serves 8

4 large sweet potatoes (2lbs), peeled and chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
½ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
2 tsp brown sugar

Directions


Preheat oven to 375 degrees and place large baking sheet inside.

Steam sweet potatoes in large pot filled with 1 inch of water and a steam basket (or other preferred steaming method) for 5 minutes to start cooking process and remove from heat.

In a bowl, toss with olive oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and pepper and spread sweet potatoes on the hot baking sheet and place back in the oven.

Roast for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Toss with brown sugar and serve.

Nutritional information per ¾ cup serving:


Calories: 131
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Carbs: 24g
Fiber: 4g
Protein: 2g
Sodium: 210g
Vitamin A 321%

Compared to Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows (¾ cup):

Calories: 421
Fat: 18g
Saturated Fat: 7g
Carbs: 61g
Fiber: 4g
Protein: 6g
Sodium: 360 mg
Vitamin A 278%

 

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