Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes
photo by May I Have That Rec
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- 7 cups sweet potatoes, scrubbed, cut in 1-inch cubes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 cups coarsely chopped onions
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
- Place the sweet potatoes in a shallow roasting pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
- Drizzle with the oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss well to coat.
- Place in preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes.
- Add the onions; stirring well.
- Bake an additional 30 minutes; remove from oven.
- Preheat broiler.
- Drizzle the sweet potato mixture with melted butter; stirring to coat.
- Broil 10 minutes or until browned.
Another winner from Ms. Paula. These potatoes were incredible. Sweet and special. We loved the potatoes baked this way. They were perfectly cooked, soft, tender and full of flavor. The dish was quick and easy to make. The sweet potatoes really shone in this dish. Thank you for sharing with us. Made for PAC. :)
I have only had sweet potatoes a handful of times, and they were almost always sweet. We are trying to eat healthier and since sweet potatoes are better for you than white potatoes, I decided to try this recipe. I am glad I did! I used 2 large sweet potatoes, so we probably had a little less than 7 cups, and I used 2 tbsp of light margarine rather than 1 tbsp butter, but otherwise followed the recipe. The potatoes were super tender and the onion had just a tiny bit of snap left (which I like). We will definitely be making this again. Thanks for a great recipe that makes eating a little healthier easier.
Great potatoes!! I cut the recipe down to 2 servings and it was the perfect amount for my dinner and leftovers for lunch (no one else eats sweet potatoes in the family). I used a shallot rather than onion and just drizzled the butter on top, didn't broil them. Will be making these again! They were sweet naturally without adding brown sugar and they were cooked perfectly in 1 hour. Made for AUS/NZ Recipe Swap #64.
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