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Spicy Sweet Potato Bakes

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Summary

Spicy Sweet Potato Bakes

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins

Ingredients

 4 sweet potatoes (long and thin)
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 tbsp paprika
 ½ tsp black pepper
 ½ tsp onion powder
 ½ tsp dried thyme
 ½ tsp dried rosemary
 ½ tsp garlic powder
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 ½ tsp salt (optional)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2

Lightly oil a baking sheet or shallow pan.

3

Cut sweet potatoes in quarters lengthwise, then in half across the middle. Place in a large bowl.

4

Add in the olive oil and toss with your hands, coating all the potatoes.

5

Sprinkle in spices and salt (if using) and mix in so that the potatoes are coated with the spice mix.

6

Lay the pieces on the baking sheet or pan.

7

Bake for 20 minutes on one side.

8

Flip pieces over and bake for about 10-20 minutes. Keep an eye on the potatoes and remove when lightly browned.

9

Serve hot.

Chef's Notes

Recipe from "Twelve Nutritionally Rich and Inexpensive Foods" special report adapted for Plant-Powered & Thriving (PPT).

Ingredients

 4 sweet potatoes (long and thin)
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 tbsp paprika
 ½ tsp black pepper
 ½ tsp onion powder
 ½ tsp dried thyme
 ½ tsp dried rosemary
 ½ tsp garlic powder
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 ½ tsp salt (optional)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2

Lightly oil a baking sheet or shallow pan.

3

Cut sweet potatoes in quarters lengthwise, then in half across the middle. Place in a large bowl.

4

Add in the olive oil and toss with your hands, coating all the potatoes.

5

Sprinkle in spices and salt (if using) and mix in so that the potatoes are coated with the spice mix.

6

Lay the pieces on the baking sheet or pan.

7

Bake for 20 minutes on one side.

8

Flip pieces over and bake for about 10-20 minutes. Keep an eye on the potatoes and remove when lightly browned.

9

Serve hot.

Spicy Sweet Potato Bakes