Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

May 18, 2020
A sweet potato side dish recipe with a kick we all need in our lives! Joyous Apron says it's the perfect combination of spicy, sweet and smokey ... and with a hit of cinnamon it is sure to remind you of the holidays.

Prep time: 10 Minutes   Cooking time: 35 Minutes   Serves: 7  


2 Lbs. Sweet Potatoes
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
3 Tsp. Tony Chachere's Original Creole Seasoning
1 Tsp. Ground Cinnamon


1: Preheat oven to 400°.
2: Wash and peel sweet potatoes. Dice sweet potatoes into ~1-inch cubes.
3: Place diced sweet potatoes onto a sheet pan. Do not overcrowd or overlap. Use two or more sheet pans if needed.
4: Drizzle sweet potatoes with olive oil, brown sugar and Tony's Creole Seasoning (see Note 1).
5: Using your hands or spatula, toss diced sweet potatoes until they are evenly coated, then spread them out on the sheet pan. Again, do not overcrowd or overlap them.
6: Bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and toss/stir sweet potatoes using a spatula. Spread then out again and bake for another 5-10 minutes. Check them at the 5-minute mark to make sure they are not burned (see Note 2).
7: Serve and enjoy!
Note 1: Use more Tony's Original Creole Seasoning if you like your sweet potatoes with more spice.
Note 2: Oven temperatures may vary and you may need to cook the potatoes longer. Check frequently to make sure it is not burned since it is coated with brown sugar.

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