Sweet potatoes

    Sweet potatoes

    Sweet potatoes aren’t just tasty staples of the season. They also have lots of fiber and protein and no fat! Try roasting them for a new way to enjoy Sweet Potato Awareness Month.

    Roasted sweet potatoes


    • 4 small sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges or slices
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • Optional seasonings: dried basil, oregano, garlic, ginger, cinnamon


    • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
    • On a baking sheet, arrange sweet potato wedges in single layer. Drizzle with oil and seasonings (optional). Toss to cover. Roast about 40 minutes, turning potatoes until they are cooked and crisp.

    Learn more health benefits of the sweet potato and other ways to prepare them. http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut157.htm

    Want to grow your own? Get tips here http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G6368