Spiced-up sweet potatoes make a delicious side dish. This recipe is enough for two, so double it up if you need more (or just want some leftovers!)

You will need:

  • 2 large sweet potatoes (about 300 g each)
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 3/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 1/8 cup olive oil (regular, not the extra virgin kind)

Peel and cut sweet potatoes into chunks – or whatever shape you prefer. Place into glass microwaveable dish and microwave for 5 minutes – until fork tender (the timing will depend on the strength of your microwave).

Squeeze of Lyme 012Heat a skillet on medium and toast coriander seeds until fragrant.

Squeeze of Lyme 014Pour into a mortar and pestal, add salt and grind until fine. Add in remaining spices and mix.

Squeeze of Lyme 017Coat potatoes in olive oil, pour spices over potatoes and mix evenly. Pour onto a foil lined baking sheet in a single layer and pop into the oven.

Squeeze of Lyme 032Cook at 425 for 30 – 40 minutes, stirring half way through.

2 Servings.

Spicy Sweet Potatoes _Nutrition Facts

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