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Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Yield
Servings
Prep time
1 1⁄2 hours
Courses
Side dishes | Vegetables
Special Diets
Vegan | Vegetarian
Food Allergies
Dairy-free | Gluten-free | Wheat-free | Celiac | Corn-free | Egg-free | Soy-free
Source

Adapted from www.nytimes.com

Description

Roasting sweet potatoes in coconut oil enhances their delicate caramelized flavor.

Ingredients

1 3⁄4 lbsweet potatoes (peeled, cut into 1/2-inch chunks)
1 1⁄2 Tcoconut oil (virgin, melted)
2 tlight brown sugar
3⁄4 tsalt
1⁄4 tblack pepper
1⁄4 tnutmeg (grated)

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350˚F. 

Place the sweet potatoes in a large mixing bowl. Add the melted coconut oil, brown sugar, salt, pepper, and nutmeg, and stir to coat. Transfer the sweet potatoes onto a baking sheet in an even layer. 

Roast, tossing occasionally, until tender and caramelized, about 1 hour. Serve hot.