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Spicy Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes
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5 from 8 votes

Spicy Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes is just the perfect side dish for the Thanksgiving meal or any fall gathering. This recipe is a perfect balance of sweet and spicy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Baking, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings


  • Sweet potatoes - 3 medium or 2 large about 4 cups chopped
  • Oil - 2 TBSP
  • Salt - to taste
  • Black pepper - to taste
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp adjust based on your spice preference
  • Roasted cumin powder - ½ tsp
  • Garlic powder - ½ tsp


  • Preheat the oven to 425 F. Grease a baking sheet with oil and keep it aside.
  • Peel and clean the sweet potatoes. Chop it into 1 inch cube pieces and place it in a large bowl.
  • Add the oil, salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic powder and roasted cumin powder to the bowl and toss the sweet potatoes to mix them up.
  • Place the sweet potatoes on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Bake the sweet potatoes in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove it from the oven and then flip the pieces a few times and return to the oven and bake further for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and well roasted.
  • Let it cool a bit and then serve!