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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Real Simple NOVEMBER 2005

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes or yams
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 8 ounces pecan pieces

Preparation

Heat oven to 350° F. Place the butter on a rimmed baking sheet and transfer to oven until melted.

Meanwhile, peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into 1-inch chunks. Add with the remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Roast, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 45 minutes.

Tip: You can use spiced nuts (store-bought or homemade) in place of plain.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 79.38mg
  • Calories: 364.65
  • Calories from fat: 56%
  • Carbohydrate: 39.42g
  • Cholesterol: 5.02mg
  • Fat: 22.62g
  • Fiber: 7.36g
  • Iron: 1.83mg
  • Protein: 5.43mg
  • Saturated fat: 3.1g
  • Sodium: 192.7mg
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