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Roasted Sweet Potato

Roasted Sweet Potato

Roasted sweet potato makes a good side dish with any meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword baked recipes, baked sweet potato in mexican cuisine, healthy recipes, mexican cuisine, roasted sweet potato, side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Marinating time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 2 medium size sweet potato
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tsp chilli powder


  1. Wash the sweet potato, pat dry  and cut into cubes.
  2. Take a bowl, add olive oil and put all the spices into it.
  3. Mix well. Put the cubes into it and keep it aside for ten minutes.
  4. Pre-heat the oven, line a try with parchment paper. Put the sweet potato cubes on it, keep them at a distance from one another. Bake it for five minutes.
  5. Check and again bake for a few more minutes.
  6. Once they are soft and golden in colour, remove and put another batch to bake.
  7. Serve as a side dish with Mexican rice or any other dish.

Recipe Notes

Two cloves of garlic and lemon juice may be added to it. It will give a good flavour. 
The baking time in my Bajaj  was  eight minutes. 
Baking time varies, check if it is done properly.