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honey roasted sweet potatoes

Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes that come out crispy on the outside and perfectly tender on the inside are a healthy and delicious side dish everyone loves!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: honey roasted sweet potatoes
Servings: 1 sweet potatoes
Calories: 260kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • oven


  • 1 sweet potato cut half lengthwise
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 TBSP liquid honey
  • 1/2 tsp of chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp sweet or smoked paprika
  • Kosher salt + cracked black pepper
  • 1 lime halved


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Brush each sweet potato halve with olive oil, skin included.
  • Season the entire sweet potato with kosher salt + cracked black pepper.
  • Score the top halves (interior fleswith a knife.
  • Season each top halve with chili powder, paprika and harissa or cayenne, if using.
  • Bake for 20 mins at 400 degrees F.
  • Remove from oven and smear the top halves with honey.
  • Return to oven and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Once the sweet potatoes are tender, remove from oven.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice over both halves upon serving, and add parsley.


Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 18936IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg