Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This roasted sweet potato recipe is a simple and delicious way to enjoy sweet potatoes. The sweet potatoes are roasted in the oven with a little olive oil, salt and pepper. They make a great side dish or can be enjoyed as a main meal. This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.


  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the sweet potatoes with the olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread the sweet potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender and golden brown.

Potential changes & improvements

There are many ways you can change and improve this recipe. Here are a few ideas:

  • Add other seasonings to the sweet potatoes, such as garlic powder, onion powder or cumin.
  • Roast the sweet potatoes with other vegetables, such as carrots, parsnips or Brussels sprouts.
  • Serve the roasted sweet potatoes with a dipping sauce, such as ranch dressing, BBQ sauce or honey mustard.

What other food it works well with

Roasted sweet potatoes go well with many different foods. Here are a few ideas:

  • Serve as a side dish with roasted chicken or steak.
  • Add to a salad for a filling lunch or light dinner.
  • Enjoy as a snack with a dipping sauce.

Common Mistakes

Here are a few common mistakes people make when making roasted sweet potatoes:

  • Not peeling the sweet potatoes before cutting them into cubes. Peeling the sweet potatoes is important so that they will cook evenly.
  • Cutting the sweet potatoes into too small or too large of pieces. Cut the sweet potatoes into cubes that are about 1-2 inches in size.
  • Not roasting the sweet potatoes long enough. Roast the sweet potatoes until they are tender and golden brown.

Nutritional Information

Here is the nutritional information for this recipe:

  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 610 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 21 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Protein: 2 g

*Allergens: Sweet potatoes

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