Easy, delicious, and nutrient-dense. What more could you want in a side dish?


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 425° F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. With a sharp knife, cut the sweet potatoes into wedges approximately 3/4” thick.
  4. Place the sweet potatoes in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper, to taste.
  5. Use a rubber spatula to toss the sweet potatoes until they are evenly coated in the oil. Arrange the sweet potatoes on the baking sheet, spreading them out as much as possible.
  6. Transfer the baking sheet to the middle rack of the preheated oven.
  7. Roast for 12 minutes.
  8. Open the oven door. Flip the sweet potatoes.
  9. Continue roasting for 10-14 minutes longer, until the sweet potatoes are tender and slightly charred at the edges.
  10. Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven, and serve immediately.
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Megan Hendrickse 3 days ago
good, easy recipe to use
good i would make it again
Lovely!!.. My daughter uses butter instead of oil.
Monica J. 29 Jun
Great! I added Italian season to taste as well
Tasted really good, but next time I will use vegetable oil, cause the olive oil burns faster
Jeff P. 15 Jun
A simple sweet potato recipe that pairs well with just about any cuisine.