Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe

Looking for an easy Roasted Sweet Potato recipe? Learn how to make Roasted Sweet Potato using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by eswramsey

Makes 1 serving



from Cook's Illustrated web site.

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Sweet Potato

224 g sweet potato
1 tsp canola oil
1 tsp table salt
1 black pepper

Recipe Directions for Roasted Sweet Potato

  1. Optional: peel sweet potato. If not peeling scrub well.

  2. Cut into 3/4 inch thick rounds, discarding ends. Toss with 1 tsp canola oil, salt and pepper. Line baking sheet with foil and and coat with non-stick cooking spray. Arrange potatoes in single layer on baking sheet and cover tightly with foil. Adjust oven rack to middle position and place potatoes in COLD oven. Turn oven to 425 degrees and cook potatoes 30 minutes.

  3. Remove baking sheet from oven and carefully remove top layer of foil. Return potatoes to oven and cook until bottom edges of potatoes are golden brown, 15-25 minutes.

  4. Remove baking sheet from oven and, using thin metal spatula, flip slices over. Continue to roast until bottom edges of potatoes are golden brown, 18-22 minutes longer. Remove from oven; let potatoes cool 5-10 minutes; transfer to platter and serve.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
243
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
2406mg
100%
Potassium
1066mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
46.5g
16%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
14.5g
Protein
4.5g
Vitamin A 861% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 9% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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