Savory Sweet Potatoes

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"We love this blend of savory and spicy flavors with ham and pork dishes. It's simple to prepare and easy on the budget."

Original recipe yields 7 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (184.1 g)
  • Calories 157
  • Total Fat - 4.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 27.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 26.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 3.5 g
  • Protein - 3.1 g
  • Calcium - 29 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Wash and peel the sweet potatoes. Slice them in wedges or cut in 1 1/2 inch pieces.

Step 2

Peel the onions, halve them, and cut in 1 inch chunks or wedges.

Step 3

Toss the sweet potatoes and onions in olive oil and add the cajun spice mix. Toss again and spread separately on a pan with low sides to allow browning.

Step 4

Bake in a preheated 450 degree oven for 35-40 minutes until a fork pierces the sweet potatoes easily.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Derf "RIP" Forever in our Kitchen

Wonderful tasty side dish, I used creole spice mix with the olive oil, delicious. I cut mine in one inch rounds, just one for the 2 of us and about a quarter of an onion. I'll be making this one again and again, we loved them, thanks for posting.

(24 Oct 2012)

Bergy (RIP" Forever in our Kitchen)

So easy and so good. I used Mrs Dash extra spicy - it was just right. I used a golden yam and cut the recipe back to 1 yam. Right into my do again recipe book Thanks Mary for a lovely side dish

(22 Jun 2012)


I cut this recipe in half for just the 2 of us, & that still left us with a nice bit of leftovers which were just as enjoyable the 2nd time around! Made as given in the recipe except that I did leave the sweet potatoes unpeeled, since we like that part as much for the nutritional value as for the taste! Absolutely delicious & a nice change from the sweeter SP dishes! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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(14 Jan 2012)