Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Smoked Paprika

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This is a great way to eat sweet potatoes with lots of flavor. It is a simple recipe that goes well with many foods. If you don’t like smoked paprika, try a sweet one instead. If you want to kick the dish up a notch try a hot paprika.


MAKES: 6 Servings
PREP/COOK TIME: 50 minutes


  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes

  • 1 large Spanish onion, peeled and cut into cubes

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika, or to taste


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Combine the sweet potatoes, onion and garlic in a large bowl, and drizzle the olive oil over it, then toss to coat. Sprinkle the salt, pepper and smoked paprika over the potatoes, and toss again to coat. Tip the potatoes onto a sheet pan or into a shallow casserole, then cover it with foil.

  2. Roast the potatoes in the oven, tossing occasionally, until they are soft at the center and beginning to crisp at the edges, approximately 30 to 40 minutes. Serve hot.

Will last a day in the refrigerator although best served immediately.