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Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potato

Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes with nutritious sweet potatoes, a couple of white potatoes with onion, olive oil, rosemary, minced garlic and optional carrots.

Preparation time: 1-1/2 hours


3 or more medium size sweet potatoes, cut into chunks
2 or more ordinary potatoes, cut into chunks
1 medium to large onion, cut into chunks
2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
A few healthy pinches of rosemary and marjoram
2 or more cloves of minced garlic
Salt and pepper
OPTIONAL: 2 to 4 carrots, cut into chunks


Wash but do not peel the sweet and ordinary potatoes.

Cut veggies into chunks. Dump these in an oiled baking dish. Add the spices and oil. Stir.

Bake, covered, in a 375 degree oven for 35 minutes.

Uncover, mix around, add salt and pepper, and bake in a 400 degree oven for 15 to 30 minutes longer, until vegetables are nicely browned.

For a main dish, serve over garlic-flavored couscous.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 to 6 servings.

Did You Know?

The sweet potato deserves to be on the highest perch because it is a nutritional powerhouse with 4 ounces of cooked pulp supplying 2 grams of protein, 3.4 grams of fiber, 24.6 mg of vitamin C, 28 mg of calcium, 22.6 mcg of folic acid, 20 mg of magnesium, 348 mg of potassium, and a whopping 21822 I.U. of vitamin A.

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