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Roasted Gingered Sweet Potatoes

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 186
  • caloriesfromfat 41 %
  • fat 8.4 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 5.1 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 1.7 g
  • carbohydrate 27 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 316 mg
  • calcium 30 mg

How to Make It

  1. Toss together sweet potato and olive oil; arrange potato in an aluminum foil-lined 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan.

  2. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake 35 to 40 minutes.

  3. Combine coconut and next 5 ingredients. Spread mixture onto a baking sheet; bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until golden. Sprinkle potato with coconut mixture.