Chile-Garlic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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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

  1. Give ordinary roasted sweet potatoes a big flavor boost with this quick, Asian-inspired seasoning mix.;
  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. From www.eatingwell.com with permission. 2009 Eating Well Inc. Photo by Ken Burris