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Spicy Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes served in a plate
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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 Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Baking, Lunch Recipes, Roasted Sweet Potato Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 211kcal


  • Oven
  • Large Bowl
  • Baking sheet
  • plate
  • spatula


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


  • 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!


Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 590mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 24198IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg