Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Sweet Potatoes

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"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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1 h 15 m servings 402 cals
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  • 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...

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...

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

My husband loved this (so did I!). Normally I make sweet potatoes very sweet - with maple syrup, brown sugar, etc. This was a very nice change from that. I was trying it out to see if we shou...

Yum yum!! So good, I could eat this on it's own for a meal!

I loved this recipe. Like the others, I omitted the brown sugar altogether and it was amazing. I put the potatoes on a low broil setting in the last 2 minutes to crisp them up. They were a HU...

This recipe was pretty darn good! I added marshmallows on top, it helped with the kick! Definitely recommend A+++++

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