Sweet & Savory Roasted Sweet Potatoes

04 Feb

Ingredients:   2 to 4 servings

  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 Tb Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt (Paleo followers substitute refined sea salt or omit all together)
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp fresh Rosemary
  • 2 Tb fresh Parsley
  • 1/8 cup maple syrup (Paleo followers substitute raw maple syrup)
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Preheat oven to 425.

In a small bowl combine the maple syrup and cayenne pepper, mix thoroughly and set aside. Using a mortar and pestle grind the fresh Rosemary, fresh Parsley with a pinch of Kosher Salt together until fully ground and blended. In a medium bowl combine the diced sweet potatoes, Olive Oil, Kosher Salt, black pepper and the Rosemary Parsley mixture and toss well. Make sure the potatoes are thoroughly coated. Line a baking sheet with foil and lay the potatoes, single layer on this baking sheet. Roast between 15 – 20 minutes. The potatoes are fully roasted if they are soft when pierced. Drizzle the maple syrup cayenne pepper mixture over then roasted sweet potatoes and return to the oven, roast for 3 minutes more. Remove the sweet potatoes from the foil lined baking sheet immediately as if you let them sit after done cooking they will stick.

Suggestions: Try adding Russet or Red potatoes to the Sweet Potatoes…..some green onions might pair nicely also. (Remember to increase the other ingredients when you increase the potatoes.)


Posted by on February 4, 2012 in Paleo recipes, Vegetables


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2 responses to “Sweet & Savory Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  1. Mark Thienes

    February 4, 2012 at 11:41 AM

    Once you eat these, there is no going back to plain ole potatoes

    • flyfishbrat

      February 4, 2012 at 12:29 PM

      Thanks Honey for commenting on these recipes….but you really don’t have a choice to eat what I have made…good thing they have so far turned out well. Wait until this afternoon when you are tasting experiment recipes.


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