Oven-Roasted Spicy-Sweet Sweet Potatoes

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by evelynathens

For those who like their sweet potatoes a little less sweet.

Top Review by Muffin Goddess

These had a lovely kick to them that snuck up on us (at first, I mostly tasted the lime juice and some slight sweetness from the honey, but then the spice came out). We love sweet potatoes in my house, and this was a nice spicy change of pace from the usual baked ones I make. I used chipotle chile powder and desert mesquite honey for this, and it was perfect. Thanks for posting! Made for ZWT5 Mexico

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F Line a roasting pan large enough to contain your potato pieces.
  2. Mix butter, honey, lime juice, chile powder, cumin and cayenne together.
  3. Coat sweet potatoes with butter/honey/spice mixture and season to taste with salt and pepper. Empty into prepared roasting pan.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes; give potatoes a stir to redistribute and recoat with liquid.
  5. Bake 20 minutes longer, or until potatoes are tender all the way through when pierced with the tip of a knife.

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