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Roasted Sweet Potatoes Oven roasted sweet potatoes in coconut oil. 4 Servings 2 Pounds Sweet Potatoes 2 Tablespoons Virgin Coconut Oil 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1/2 Teaspoon of Dried Rosemary (or Cinnamon)

Roasted Sweet Potatoes In Coconut Oil

Roasted sweet potatoes are one of my favorite side dishes. They pair well with many of my favorite meals, they’re rich in flavor and are high in nutrients.Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Oven roasted sweet potatoes make for a tasty side dish! They pair well with many meals like baked chicken, roast, pork loin and many other savory meals.

Sweet potatoes are rich in flavor and are high in vitamin A, vitamin C, B vitamins, magnesium and potassium. There are many ways to add this delicious healthy food to your diet! I love sweet potato casserole, baked sweet potato crackers (grain free), baked sweet potatoes (sometimes we stuff them with goodies) and roasted sweet potatoes in coconut oil.

Roasted sweet potatoes are easy to prepare and can be seasoned in a variety of ways. My family likes them seasoned with rosemary and sea salt and I like to sweeten them up with cinnamon! You can use any oil to bake your sweet potatoes in but I always use coconut oil. It gives the sweet potatoes a lovely sweet coconut flavor. Plus, coconut oil is the healthiest fat to cook with!

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

However you decide to season your roasted sweet potatoes, I’m sure they’ll be a huge hit at your dinner table!

Roasted Sweet Potatoes in Coconut Oil

To get started you’ll need to skin your sweet potatoes and cut them into cubes.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Then you’re going melt a few tablespoons of coconut oil and pour it over sweet potatoes. Toss the sweet potatoes in the coconut oil to ensure they’re evenly coated.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Next you’ll season the sweet potatoes. Add 1/2 teaspoon of dried rosemary and 1 teaspoon of sea salt. Toss to coat and spread the potatoes over a rimmed baking sheet.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Place in the over and bake for 45 minutes to an hour.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes In Coconut OilRoasted Sweet Potatoes in Coconut Oil

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Dried Rosemary (or Cinnamon)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes and cut them into 1/2 inch cubes.
  3. Place sweet potatoes in a bowl.
  4. Melt coconut oil and pour it over the sweet potatoes.
  5. Toss to coat and add salt and rosemary or cinnamon.
  6. Spread the sweet potatoes over a rimmed baking sheet and place them in the oven.
  7. Roast for 45 minutes to an hour or until they’re golden and slightly crispy.

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes In Coconut Oil
 
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 Pounds Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon of Dried Rosemary (or Cinnamon)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes and cut them into ½ inch cubes.
  3. Place sweet potatoes in a bowl.
  4. Melt coconut oil and pour it over the sweet potatoes.
  5. Toss to coat and add salt and rosemary or cinnamon.
  6. Spread the sweet potatoes over a rimmed baking sheet and place them in the oven.
  7. Roast for 45 minutes to an hour or until they're golden and slightly crispy.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4

 

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About the author: Hi! I’m Tiffany – aka Coconut Mama. I’m a real food mama of three coconut babies. I’m passionate about traditional and healing foods. As a true believer in the health benefits of coconut, I use coconut products in all my recipes. You can download my free Coconut Flour Recipes E-book here. Thanks for stopping by!
8 comments… add one
  • DM February 11, 2017, 5:55 pm

    Do you have any tricks for cutting sweet potatoes? I love cut up roasted sweet potatoes and the only thing that stops me from making them is that sweet potatoes are so hard to cut!

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  • Eva Hada February 11, 2017, 10:47 am

    I LOVE sweet potatoes!! Anyway you can fix them. But could never find out how to roast them. Have had them and tried everything to find the recipe. Thank you so much for this one. As soon as I get to the store…It says serves 4…lol…don’t think it will here!

    Reply
  • Mike Beaumont February 11, 2017, 8:59 am

    Great recipe, but why do so many people confuse sweet potatoes with yams? They are totally different.

    Reply
  • Mary February 11, 2017, 5:33 am

    I’ve been wanting a recipe for some frozen cubed sweet potato I bought a few weeks ago. I’m hoping this will work well. Do you think I need to add any time if the sweet potato cubes are frozen?

    Reply
  • Andrea February 11, 2017, 5:21 am

    Why do you peel them? Aren’t there vitamins in the skin too? I usually do not peal potatoes, just scrub and eat the skin too when I bake them. They do look prettier when peeled though!

    Reply
  • Cornelia February 10, 2017, 7:20 am

    I loooove sweet potatoes. In many different variations. Which temp do you use for the oven baked?

    Reply
    • Julie February 13, 2017, 2:27 am

      Cornelia, hi she says the oven is on 375…😀😜

      Reply

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