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Roasted Sweet Potatoes Two Ways

You can't go wrong with this two-in-one recipe that provides both a savory and sweet way to cook sweet potatoes.
Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Gluten-Free, Holiday, Low-Carb, Paleo
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 215kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

For the Candied Maple Sweet Potatoes

  • 4 to 6 sweet potatoes well-scrubbed or peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup plumped raisins or dried cranberries
  • 1 orange juiced and zested
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground

For the Savory & Herby Sweet Potatoes

  • 4 to 6 sweet potatoes well-scrubbed (or peeled) and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 bell peppers any color
  • 1 red onion medium, finely chopped (sometimes called purple)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup parsley fresh, chopped
  • 1/4 cup thyme chopped
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary fresh chopped or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

For the Candied Maple Sweet Potatoes

  • Plump the raisins or dried cranberries by placing them in a bowl of hot water and allowing them to stand for 15 to 20 minutes, until softened.
  • Meanwhile, peel the orange into wide strips with a vegetable peeler. Halve the orange and squeeze the juice into the bottom of a large bowl.
  • Place the sweet potatoes and raisins (or dried cranberries) into the bowl, and toss with olive oil, orange peels, cinnamon, maple syrup, and salt and pepper.
  • Place the sweet potatoes in a single layer on a rimmed nonstick baking sheet, pouring any remaining liquid in the bowl evenly over the sweet potatoes. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until cooked through and golden crisp on the outside.

For the Savory and Herby Sweet Potatoes

  • Place the sweet potatoes, bell pepper, and onions in a large bowl, and toss in olive oil, herbs, and salt and pepper.
  • Place the sweet potato mixture in a single layer on a rimmed nonstick baking sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes until cooked through and golden crisp on the outside.

Notes

Savory, Herby Sweet Potatoes:
Yields: 8 servings | Serving Size: ½ cup | Calories: 146 | Previous Points: 3 | Points Plus: 4 | Total Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 39 mg | Carbohydrates: 16 g | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugars: 4 g | Protein: 2 g

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 129mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8