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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This recipe is a hit with both kids asnd adults!  It’s very quick, tastes great as a side dish and can be reheated easily in the toaster oven or microwave.  Throw on some red potatoes or russets for different colors. Makes 4-6 servings


– 4-6 medium sweet potatoes
– 1 tablespoon of Spice Mix  (see recipe below)
– 2 tablespoons olive oil


• Preheat oven to 425ºF
• Cut sweet potatoes in half.
• Cut each half into wedges the same size. (The potatoes will roast evenly when they are all cut the same size.)
• Place in bowl with spices and drizzle oil over.
• Toss in bowl to mix spices and oil to evenly coat potatoes.
• Place on baking sheet and place in oven on top shelf for 20-25 minutes, until cooked and soft all the way through.
• Check with tooth pick.
• Serve hot and enjoy!
•  Don’t forget to turn the oven off!

Spice Mix Recipe

– 2 tablespoons salt
– 2 tablespoons paprika
– 2 tablespoons garlic powder
– 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
Nutrition Information (per serving):  Calories:  154  (26% from fat)  Total Fat  5 g   Sat Fat:  1 g  Cholesterol: 0mg  Sodium: 363 mg  Total Carbohydrate: 27 g   Fiber: 4 g   Protein: 2 g Calcium: 41 mg  Iron: 1 mg