Cajun Style Baked Sweet Potato

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Tired of the same old baked sweet potato? Great for picnics and barbecues, these sweet potatoes are seasoned with a homemade herb and spice mix.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ teaspoons paprika

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 2 large sweet potatoes

  • 1 ½ teaspoons olive oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. In a small bowl, stir together paprika, brown sugar, black pepper, onion powder, thyme, rosemary, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper.

  3. Slice the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise. Brush each half with olive oil. Rub the seasoning mix over the cut surface of each half. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet, or in a shallow pan.

  4. Bake in preheated oven until tender, or about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

229 Calories
2g Fat
49g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 83mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 45mg 227%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 1107mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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