Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roast lightly-seasoned sweet potatoes in the oven for a simple, healthy, and delicious side dish.

Yield:

serves 12 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories 120
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 2.4 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 1.9 g
Carbohydrate 23.5 g
Fiber 3.3 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 168 mg
Calcium 29 mg

Ingredients

7 cups (1-inch) cubed peeled sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
4 cups coarsely chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter, melted

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325°.

Place sweet potatoes in a shallow roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Bake at 325° for 30 minutes. Add onion; stir well. Bake an additional 30 minutes; remove from oven.

Preheat broiler.

Drizzle sweet potato mixture with butter; stir to coat. Broil 10 minutes or until browned.

Note:

November 2001