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Sweet potatoes are a nutritious and flavor-packed vegetable that can take on a variety of different flavors. This sweet potato recipe features a variety of herbs and spices, such as coriander, cumin, and sumac, for a bold and flavor-packed dish. You can enjoy these right out of the oven as a snack or pair them with some steak or chicken at dinner time.


  • 1 kilogram sweet potatoes
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme (leafless)
  • 1 cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sumac
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 410 degrees Farenheit.
  2. Peel the sweet potatoes.
  3. Using a mandolin (or food processor with the slicing blade), cut them into thin slices.
  4. In a bowl, combine the ​​sweet potatoes slices with thyme, a pinch of cayenne pepper, coriander seeds, cumin, sumac, and olive oil..
  5. Mix well to coat all the slices with spices and oil.
  6. Arrange on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Ideally there should be single layer of slices.
  8. Bake 15 to 20 minutes turning the slices of sweet potatoes once during cooking.
  9. Remove from oven and sprinkle with sea salt.
  10. Serve with a grilled fish or grilled white meat.
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Rachel H. 6 Jul 2015
I have made these sweet potatoes a few times already. I love the spicy flavors with the sweet potatoes. I use a little extra cumin and bake them 20-25 minutes as I like them crispy.