Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe
November 15, 2012
Photo: Avital Pinnick
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
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:
Saturated Fat: 0g
Vitamin A 321%
Compared to Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows (¾ cup):
Saturated Fat: 7g
Sodium: 360 mg
Vitamin A 278%
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