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Roasted Sweet Potatoes - CopySweet potatoes are so good for you. They are full of vitamins, A and C, fiber and potassium.  We eat them a lot of different ways but this is one of our favorites.

2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
2 tablespoons oil (I use Canola)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Mix all ingredient together in a large bowl with a spoon or whisk.  Add sweet potatoes and toss to coat. Spread evenly on a baking sheet covered with Reynolds wrap.  Cook in preheated 400 degree oven turning a couple times to keep from burning for 40 to 45 minutes. Can sprinkle with more salt.  Makes 3 to 4 servings.
Note:  Ingredients can be doubled or tripled depending on how many people you are serving.
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  1. SentimentalGent says:

    I take it this would go good with yams instead of sweet potatoes?

    • FYI:
      What we have in the US are all sweet potatoes. Found this that explains: It turns out that sweet potatoes and yams that we find here in the States are really all sweet potatoes. What we think of as yams are called this by mistake. It started long ago when the slaves were brought over and identified sweet potatoes with the “nyami” from Africa. The name stuck and we’ve been eating a misnomer ever since. To further the complication, neither of them are really potatoes at all! They are both tubers, although not even related to each other. In fact, the sweet potato is a cousin of the morning glory flower. There are about 200 varieties of true yams, of which none grow in the States. They are all different colors and sizes, the largest measuring almost 7 feet!!! I was so hoping to find one of those.

      • SentimentalGent says:

        Thanks for the info. I still prefer”yams”. However, you also gave me an idea for my newspaper column closer to the holidays. Thanks, Anita.

  2. I also love baked sweet potatoes. There are so many recipes using sweet potatoes but still my heaven is baked and steamed sweet potatoes. I even love to throw them in the oven that way with no seasonings at all. It’s a great, delish and healthy snack right?
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  3. What kind of mustard is ‘golden’ mustard? I want the correct kind when I make these yummy lookin’ taters.

  4. These look very tasty, Judy. And easy to make—thank you!

  5. These look delicious and simple! Love the addition of honey and cinnamon 🙂

  6. I love roasting sweet potatoes. These look wonderful.

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