Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Corinna

"The sweetness of the potatoes is offset by the spiciness of the Cajun pepper. Adjust the pepper to taste. My family absolutely loves this recipe!"
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 402 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 20.4 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.6g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 346 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place sweet potatoes, olive oil, brown sugar, Cajun seasoning, and salt in a large resealable plastic bag; shake to coat potatoes evenly. Transfer mixture to a baking dish.
  3. Bake in preheated oven, stirring occasionally, until sweet potatoes are tender, about 1 hour.

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Wonderful.. I dont like sweet potatoes with a lot of sugar, but the cajun seaoning really tempered that.. was wonderful. I ate too many but it was delicious. I baked these on my silpat.. no stic...

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These were ok, but I have several other recipes that are similar but better we think.

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Wonderful.. I dont like sweet potatoes with a lot of sugar, but the cajun seaoning really tempered that.. was wonderful. I ate too many but it was delicious. I baked these on my silpat.. no stic...

Thought this was a refreshing way to eat sweet potato (this is on page 4 of search results for 'sweet potato', with the other 4 pages being sweet potato casserole recipes). It took a while longe...

Good starting point, but it tasted a little bland to me. More Cajun seasoning is needed. I used 1 tsp. Tony Chachere's creole seasoning, but added a few shakes of garlic powder, cayenne pepper...

I've made a very similar version for years, omitting the brown sugar, and simply cutting the sweet potatoes in half, rubbing with a little oil and sprinkling on the Cajun seasoning. It's a more...

These were delicious and a great change from sweet sweet potatoes. Next time I would double the Cajun seasoning. I ended up adding more seasoning when the potatoes were almost done, as they ta...

This recipe sounded wonderful but I didn't have Cajun seasoning or much time. So I microwaved my cubed sweet potatoes for 5 min, threw them in a baking pan, added 2 tbsp of browns sugar, 1 tb...

These were ok, but I have several other recipes that are similar but better we think.

This was a great side. Love the cayenne kick. Might have overcooked slightly, but I guess it all depends on the size of your cubes.

amazing! just don't use too much oil. they get soggy lol

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