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    Cajun Style Baked Sweet Potato

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    1 hrs 10 mins

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    ElizabethKnicely's Note:

    Tired of the same old baked sweet potato? Great for picnics and barbecues, these sweet potatoes are seasoned with a homemade herb and spice mix.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 375ºF (190ºC).
    2. 2
      In a small bowl, stir together paprika, brown sugar, black pepper, onion powder, thyme, rosemary, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper.
    3. 3
      Slice the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise. Brush each half with olive oil. Rub the season mix over the cut surface of each half. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet, or in a shallow pan.
    4. 4
      Bake in preheated oven until tender, or about 1 hour.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 27, 2013

      45

      What a lovely way to jazz up a sweet potato ! Definitely some heat here (though I may tend to be liberal with the cayenne). DH & I really enjoyed this. With some ground lamb it made a delicious work lunch for me and just on it's own for a quick lunch at home. Sorry I forgot to take a picture, I'll be making this again and will then for sure. Thanks so much for posting, EK ! Made during ZWT#9 for my team, Tasty Testers :)

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    • on July 18, 2013

      55

      I loved this potato! The spice mixture was great and the recipe is super easy. I have to admit that I put about 1/2 teaspoon of butter on each half when they were done. They went great with Cajun Chicken and Cajun Stuffed Tomatoes. Made for my fellow Tasty Tester for ZWT9. Thanks EK! :)

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    • on July 18, 2013

      35

      I thought these sweet potatoes held great promise. They were extremely easy to prepare, which made for a hassle-free side dish to shrimp po boys. The spices used were ones I typically had on hand. DH, myself, and my dinner guest, however, didn't overly care for the combination of flavors once prepared. Made for ZWT9.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cajun Style Baked Sweet Potato

    Serving Size: 1 (69 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 79.7
     
    Calories from Fat 16
    21%
    Total Fat 1.8 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 37.0 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 15.1 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
    9%
    Sugars 3.9 g
    15%
    Protein 1.2 g
    2%

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