Photo: Johnny Autry/Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr/Lindsey Lower
Recipe from Cooking Light

Mix up your vegetable side dish rotation with this savory combo of Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Broccolini.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound thinly sliced peeled sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 6 ounces trimmed Broccolini or broccoli spears

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Combine 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, thyme, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, and sweet potatoes in a large bowl, tossing to coat sweet potatoes evenly. Place ­sweet potatoes on a jelly-roll pan, and bake at 425° for 16 minutes. Combine 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, crushed red pepper, and Broccolini in a bowl, tossing to coat Broccolini evenly. Remove sweet potatoes from oven, and stir. Arrange Broccolini on baking sheet with sweet potatoes; bake at 425° for 12 minutes or until Broccolini is crisp-tender and sweet potatoes are fork-tender.
Robin Bashinsky,
January 2013