Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Jan 31, 2019

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

It’s a common misconception, but did you know that sweet potatoes and yams AREN’T the same thing? Yams are actually larger, more bitter, and fairly uniform in appearance — meanwhile sweet potatoes can grow with some pretty zany colors!

It’s not uncommon to see a white, orange, or even a purple sweet potato. So, grab your favorite hue of sweet potato and give this delicious recipe a try!


  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling potatoes after cooked
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Lay the sweet potatoes out in a single layer on a roasting tray. Drizzle the oil, honey, cinnamon, salt and pepper over the potatoes. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes in oven or until tender.
  3. Take sweet potatoes out of the oven and transfer them to a serving platter. Drizzle with more extra-virgin olive oil.


Serves 6-8

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving
Calories 295
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 216 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Sugars 4 g
Fiber 5 g
Protein 2 g


This recipe comes courtesy of the Food Network.


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