August 15, 2014

Cuban-Style Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Your roasted sweet potatoes are screaming for a party. I just know it. So let’s douse them with lime juice shall we? I won’t tell if you eat these with a homemade naturally sweetened margarita. 🙂

Cuban-Style Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Total time: 60 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered (about 3 lbs)
  • 4 tbsp. of extra-virgin olive oil
  • Fine sea salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 large garlic cloves, well minced or grated on a microplane grater
  • 3 tbsp. of fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. of chopped fresh parsley


1. Heat the oven to 400

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

3. Place the sweet potatoes in a medium bowl

4. Toss with 2 T of the oil and season to taste with salt and pepper

5. Spread the potatoes on the prepared baking sheet

6. Roast until they can be easily pierced with a knife but still offer some resistance, about 35 minutes

7. Let cool for 15 minutes or so

8. Transfer the potatoes to a large bowl

9. Toss with garlic, lime juice, parsley, and remaining 2 T of oil

10. Adjust the seasoning to taste with salt and pepper

11. Serve warm or at room temperature

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