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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Easy Roasted Sweet Potatoes with irresistible caramelised edges and incredible flavour! Only 5 ingredients to get you hooked, this sweet potato recipe is so easy to make! An incredible side dish ready to be served with absolutely anything.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Servings: 6 serves (as a side)
Calories: 176kcal
Author: Karina


  • 2 pounds (1 kg) sweet potatoes, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic (8 cloves garlic)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 220°C | 425°F. Lightly spray a baking sheet or tray with cooking oil spray.
  • Arrange the sweet potatoes on the sheet in one layer, and add the oil, salt, pepper, and garlic. Toss until the potatoes are well coated and seasoned. 
  • Roast in the oven for 45 -55 minutes, while flipping occasionally, until fork tender. 
  • Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and season with a little extra salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle over with parsley and serve immediately!


Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 472mg | Potassium: 527mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 21565IU | Vitamin C: 6.3mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg