Chile-Garlic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Total Time:
45 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, scrubbed (and peeled, if desired), cut into
  • 1 -inch wedges or pieces
  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon chile-garlic sauce (see Note)
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
Directions

Give ordinary roasted sweet potatoes a big flavor boost with this quick, Asian-inspired seasoning mix.

Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450degreesF. 2. Combine oil, chile-garlic sauce, soy sauce and white pepper in a large bowl. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat with the seasoning mixture. 3. Spread the potatoes evenly on a rimmed baking sheet. 4. Roast, stirring once or twice, until the potatoes are tender and browned, 20 to 25 minutes.

NUTRITION INFORMATION: Per serving: 177 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 31 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 5 g fiber; 348 mg sodium; 586 mg potassium. Nutrition bonus: Vitamin A (160% daily value), Vitamin C (40% dv), Potassium (17% dv). 2 Carbohydrate Servings Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat

TIP: Note: Chile-garlic sauce (also labeled chili-garlic sauce, or paste) is a blend of ground chiles, garlic and vinegar. It can be found in the Asian section of large supermarkets and will keep for up to 1 year in the refrigerator.

From www.eatingwell.com with permission. 2009 Eating Well Inc. Photo by Ken Burris


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