Roasted Sweet Potato
Roasted Sweet Potato | Mexican Cuisine
Written by Jayashree
Published on October 1, 2020

Roasted Sweet Potato makes a good side dish with a bowl of soup and mexican rice. 

The humble sweet potato could not get any better, it tastes so delicious. Loved the idea of grilling it and savouring with rice. 

Mexican cuisine has many delicious dishes as Spanish Rice,  I have tried a couple of them and we loved. Earlier, I have enjoyed soup  as Spicy Chipotle Chili Corn Soup. There are so many yet to cook in my kitchen.

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About the event:

It’s Mexican Cuisine at Shhhh Secretly Cooking Challenge Group. The theme for September was suggested by Narmadha of Nams Corner. Narmadha has wide range of recipes, I loved her recently posted condiment Tomato Ketchup. It is ideal to make it at home. My partner for this month was versatile and talented  blogger Anu Kollon and she gave me sweet potato and cumin powder as the secret ingredients. I have prepared this dish. Capsicum and pepper were the ingredients given by me and Anu has prepared this delicious Vegetable Saute for Fajitas. I  have bookmarked her Spring Onion Chutney to make it soon.

 

Ingredients:
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

Method: 

  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.

Take a tip:

  • Wash it well and cut into cubes, no need to peel the skin. 
  • 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. 
  • Recipe is adopted from here
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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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. 

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15 Comments

  1. mayurisjikoni

    A simple and easy recipe. Perfect to snack on as sweet potatoes are healthy and full of fibre.

    Reply
    • priya vj

      The sweet potatoes look so delicious. Simple recipe but loaded with flavors. Really liked it ! Bookmarking right away

      Reply
  2. Maria

    Love sweet potatoes, love the simplicity of this recipe. My favourite kind of afternoon snack.

    Reply
  3. themadscientistskitchen

    Simple yet delicious! A perfect snack and side sweet potato is the ignored poor vegetable.

    Reply
    • The Girl Next Door

      I adore sweet potatoes, so I’m pretty sure I will love this. The roasted sweet potatoes look super crispy and loaded with flavour. I’d definitely love to try this out. 🙂

      Reply
  4. Renu Agrawal Dongre

    Interesting recipe with sweet potato here and the perfect timing, I have sweet potatoes and this looks like a must try.

    Reply
  5. poonampagar

    My family loves sweet potatoes. I am sure this roasted sweet potatoes will be a hit At my place .

    Reply
  6. Rafeeda - The Big Sweet Tooth

    This is quite simple yet very flavorful… just apt with some soup and bread on the side…

    Reply
  7. Anu Kollon

    Such a simple and healthy recipe. I have never tried roasting it in a oven. Bookmarking it to try very soon.

    Reply
  8. sizzlingtastebuds

    this looks like a super delish roasted veggie that can go with any cuisine as a delicious side 🙂

    Reply
  9. vasusvegkitchen

    Loved this guilt free Mexican roasted potatoes, liked the way sweet potatoes marinated in olive oil and in other spices. Can have more without guilt as it is baked.

    Reply
  10. seema sriram

    This is a lovely simple recipe my kids will love, plus the ease of making it makes me a happy woman.

    Reply
  11. FoodTrails

    Like these sweet potatoes in Mexican flavours.. would love to have it cup of my evening tea..

    Reply
  12. preethi76

    Simple and delicious snack with sweet potatoes. I am Mexican flavoured sweet potato is irresistible

    Reply
  13. namscorner18

    Simple but very flavorful dish. So crispy sweet potatoes looks so inviting and tempting.

    Reply

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