Diced Sweet Potatoes (16 oz)

Calories: 200 | Category: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegetarian, Weight Loss, Low-Calorie, Pescatarian, Vegan, Whole30, Low-Carb |


Roasted

Preheat the oven to 400º F. On a foil-lined baking sheet, toss the sweet potato chunks with 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast until lightly browned and tender (20-25 minutes). Grate parmesan over and serve.

Mashed

Bring salted water in a medium sized pot to a rolling boil. Add the sweet potatoes and cook until fork tender (about 20 minutes). Drain and add a pinch of ground cinnamon. Mash with a potato masher until creamy. Salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle with honey and top with chopped walnuts to serve.

Sautéed

In a medium skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the sweet potatoes. Liberally salt and pepper and sauté for 10 minutes. In the meantime, chop 2 green onions and mince 3 cloves of garlic. Add to the sauté pan and cook for 5 more minutes. Salt and pepper to taste and serve.

The Nutritional Part:

Sweet potatoes provide an excellent source of beta-carotene necessary for healthy skin, eyes and immune system!

The Fun Part:

-George Washington Carver developed 118 products from sweet potatoes including glue for postage stamps and starch for sizing cotton fabrics.
–seperatorSweet potatoes are the official vegetable of North Carolina.