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Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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These Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes are a sweet and savory side dish, made with a few ingredients, that is easy enough to enjoy on weeknights and fancy enough for a holiday menu.

Rosemary Parmesan Sweet Potatoes

I absolutely love sweet potatoes. I love to cook with them as often as I can and there are so many wonderful ways you can prepare them. These Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes are my new favorite way.

These roasted sweet potatoes are sweet and savory. They’re the perfect side dish for chicken, pork, fish or on any holiday menu. Of course, there is always the old stand by, Sweet Potato Casserole, but sometimes you just need something lighter.

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Really the hardest part about this side dish is peeling the potatoes. It’s one of those no fuss recipes that look and taste like you put in some overtime.

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How to make this Parmesan & Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe:

Be sure to scroll down so that you can get the full printable recipe with ingredients and instructions.

Your shopping list:

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes,
  • olive oil,
  • fresh rosemary,
  • garlic powder,
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese and
  • Salt and black pepper
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To get started, you will want to peel and dice your sweet potatoes and mince your fresh rosemary.

Prepare a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper spritzed with nonstick cooking spray. I recommend using the largest baking sheet you have so that you have plenty of room to spread your sweet potatoes out.

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Toss the sweet potatoes in olive oil. Season with rosemary, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Place on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.

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Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in a 400 degree oven and then give the sweet potatoes a quick toss. Return to the oven for an additional 15 minutes.

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Remove the baking sheet from the oven and top with the Parmesan. Return the baking sheet to the oven and continue baking your parmesan and rosemary roasted sweet potatoes for 5 minutes more or until the cheese has melted.

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Some ideas for a twist on these Roasted Sweet Potatoes:

  • Add a few tablespoons of maple syrup
  • Toss in some pecans
  • Change up the herbs. Try parsley or thyme.
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Love Sweet Potatoes as much as I do? Try these recipes out:

Or if you need more side dish recipes, check these out!

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Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
These Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes are a sweet and savory side dish, made with a few ingredients, that is easy enough to enjoy on weeknights and fancy enough for a holiday menu.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Prepare a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper spritzed with nonstick cooking spray.
    3. Toss the sweet potatoes in olive oil. Season with rosemary, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
    4. Place on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
    5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes and then give the sweet potatoes a quick toss. Return to the oven for an additional 15 minutes.
    6. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and top with the Parmesan.
    7. Return the baking sheet to the oven and continue baking for 5 minutes more or until the cheese has melted.

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