Sweet and Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

These roasted sweet potatoes only take one knife cut and one pan, yet get caramelized and sweet and spicy all at the same time.  With just a few ingredients and a super easy method for seasoning sweet potatoes, you can get this yummy side dish prepped and into the oven in just 5 minutes.

Sweet Potatoes Olive Oil Honey Smoked Paprika Cayenne


Preheat oven and line a sheet pan with aluminum foil. Wash the sweet potatoes and dry well. Cut the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise and set aside.

Step 1

On the foil line pan, drizzle the olive oil followed by the honey. Then sprinkle the spices and seasonings over the oil and honey and schmear together with a pastry brush.

Step 2

Place the sweet potatoes cut side down on the baking pan and move around a bit to make sure the cut side is covered in the oil, honey and spices.

Step 3

Put into the preheated oven and roast until the sweet potatoes are soft inside and caramelized on the bottom. Use a spatula to turn over the sweet potatoes so that they don't stick to the foil pan. Cool a bit and enjoy!

Step 4

For storage, pop them into a zip lock bag and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. To reheat them, you can microwave them for about 15 seconds in the microwave.

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