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Spicy Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Spicy Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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My family fell in love with the combination of sweet and spicy in this potato side dish the very first time they tried it. It goes great with poultry...and looks so pretty on the dinner table. I try to serve it often. —Lynn Thomas London, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 6 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 149 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 0 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine sweet potatoes and oil. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat.
  2. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring every 15 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Sweet Potatoes in Taste of Home October/November 2001, p39


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JoanieK53 249494
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2016

"Delicious! This is the recipe I always seem to make when wanting sweet potatoes."

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seasons4 237803
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2015

"I've been making these tasty sweet potatoes since the recipe was first published in '01. They are a favorite side dish, & I don't change anything but the amount of cayenne pepper, depending on who is at my table."

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sdipiazza 224325
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"Delicious. Made this for Easter dinner yesterday and only two of us ate it but we almost finished the whole dish by ourselves. Just the right amount of sweet and heat. I only had 1 large and 1 small potato but used the same amount of seasonings. Really good....have just a spoonful left...lunch tomorrow!"

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karynsfam 36839
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2014

"Love it!!"

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hraffington 32704
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2014

"I don't really like sweet potatoes but I wanted to find a healthy recipe I would like. This is easy and delicious. Even the kids liked this recipe."

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Summy 81071
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2013

"So easy and so delicious. I'm making this for Christmas dinner along with the fabulous Garlic Pork Roast on this site."

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deej0619 81634
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2013

"LOVE this! I made it for the first time recently, and it didn't last long. I gave it to a friend who said her husband didn't like one of the ingredients (not sure which one). Anyway, he loved it too. Sweet potatoes are so good for you. Highly recommend you try this if you like sweet potatoes. I loved it and will make it frequently."

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gmakookin 38593
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2013

"The whole family loved this! Thanks for a healthy way of making sweet potatoes"

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howdu 89844
Reviewed May. 14, 2013

"Double yum! I varied the coating a little to suit us. I halved the recipe except for the brown sugar and olive oil. I kept these at 2 T each. Baked on a foil-lined pan uncovered at 350 because I had a pork roast cooking at the same time. Cooking time was about 50 minutes. Cubes were browned, crispy on the outside but tender inside. Sweet/spicy. Excellent!"

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nich73e 91436
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2012

"Pretty decent for a non-sweet recipe using sweet potatoes. I'm just not fond of sweet potatoes in any form other than sweetened and in custard or pie form. Having tried a huge range of recipes to try out on my sweet potato harvest, I came to this realization since I didn't like any of them that weren't sweetened."

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