Roasted sweet potatoes are not only an easy side dish, but a delicious one as well. This is a dish that can be made quickly and even the pickiest of eaters will love it. Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato will soon be on your table!
How to prep sweet potato
While sweet potato skin can be eaten, when roasting it can sometimes become dried out and hard. The first step in this recipe is to peel the sweet potatoes. Cubing the sweet potato will allow for it to roast evenly and become a bit crispy on the outside. To cube, begin by slicing the potato lengthwise. The cube each slice into even pieces.
How to roast Sweet Potatoes
Preheat oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit. Put prepped sweet potato in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper. Toss sweet potato sprouts to coat evenly. Spread sweet potato on a baking sheet. Roast for 20 minutes, flipping once halfway through. The sweet potato will be crispy on the exterior and soft on the interior.
What to serve with Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potato go well with most proteins. Chicken, pork, beef, and fish can all be paired easily with sweet potato. Below are a few of my favorite options to make Garlic Parmesan Sweet Potato part of a well balanced meal.
- Oven Baked Garlic Rosemary London Broil
- Red Wine Braised Short Ribs
- Classic Steak Diane
- Lemon Pepper London Broil
- Braised Beef Brisket
- Lemon Chicken with rice and asparagus
- NY Strip Steak with Red Wine Sauce
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Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato
Make a delicious and unique side dish with this recipe for Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato. You'll love the sweet side of savory.
- 1 Pound Sweet Potato Cubed
- 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
- 4 Tbsp Butter
- 2 Tsp Cinnamon
- 2 Tsp Brown Sugar
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Peel and cube sweet potato, then transfer to a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and season generously with salt.
Spread sweet potato mixture evenly on a large baking sheet. Roast in oven for 20 minutes.
In a large skillet, melt butter. Stir in cinnamon and brown sugar. Add sweet potatoes and toss to coat. Serve warm and enjoy!