Roasted Sweet Potatoe

Roasted sweet potatoes are always a winner in our book because they are both versatile and inexpensive. Sweet potatoes can be cooked in a variety of ways, but high-temperature oven roasting is hard to top.   

This method caramelizes the naturally sweet flesh on the outside, making it browned and crispy, while keeping the veggie's delightful creamy, custardy texture in the middle.  

Sweet potatoes come in a variety of colors, from pure white to pumpkin, but we like the strongly orange-fleshed varieties, such as Garnet and Jewel, for their rich, almost candied flavor. (White variants are more starchy, drier, and less sweet.)  

Learn how to create roasted sweet potatoes, and this side dish will quickly become your go-to for midweek meals.  

We favor orange-fleshed sweet potatoes. They are the simplest to buy in stores and have the best texture when roasted.  

Olive oil: Hydrating the potatoes will prevent them from drying out or getting rough while roasting.  

Kosher salt and black pepper: You can get creative with your seasonings, but the fundamentals will suffice here.  

Roasted sweet potatoes are one of the easiest side dishes to prepare, but that doesn't mean they can't go wrong. Here are some frequent questions that can help you:  

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