Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic and Thyme

If you looking for a side dish recipe that's a little sweet and a little savory, make these Thyme Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic.

A perfectly baked sweet potato can stand alone.  No spice, butter, brown sugar or honey needed.  Just take the potato out of the oven and slice open to reveal it’s hot, steamy orange flesh.  Lift fork, eat and enjoy.  So simple, sweet and delicious.  Roasting a sweet potato with thyme and garlic takes this root vegetable in a different direction.  The blend of sweet and savory flavors makes this a versatile side dish to serve with fish, chicken, turkey or meat.

A Few Things About Sweet Potato 

  • Sweet potatoes are originally from South America. They are often confused with yams.
  • Choose sweet potatoes that are small to medium in size with smooth, firm, plump unbruised skin.
  • Store them in a dry, cool, dark place.
  • Use within a week and don’t refrigerate them.

What You'll Need – Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons thyme, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic and Thyme

If you looking for a side dish recipe that's a little sweet and a little savory, make these Thyme Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet potato recipe, swet potato side dish, vegetable side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 92 kcal
Author Lisa Marie Todd

Ingredients

  • cups  Sweet potatoes peeled and cubed 1”
  • tablespoon  olive oil
  • teaspoons  Thyme chopped
  • 1   Garlic clove minced
  • ½  teaspoon  Kosher salt
  • ¼  teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix sweet potatoes, olive oil, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread the potatoes onto a sheet pan lined with parchment paper. Make sure potatoes are not piled together but spread evenly.
  4. Roast the potatoes for 30 - 40 minutes until tender and golden. Serve immediately.
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