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Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

 Chipotle Sweet Potatoes
Tired of the same old sweet potato recipe? Try this spicy-sweet side. It's a great way to add this nutritious veggie to your diet any time of year. —Kim Jones, Mount Juliet, Tennessee
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 large sweet potatoes (about 2-1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup balsamic vinaigrette, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced

Directions

  • Place sweet potatoes in two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking
  • pans. Drizzle with 1/2 cup vinaigrette and sprinkle with salt and
  • pepper; toss to coat.
  • Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until tender, stirring once.
  • Cool slightly; transfer to a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk remaining vinaigrette with the cilantro, honey
  • and peppers. Pour over potatoes and gently stir to coat. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 168 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 357 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.