Recipe | "Moroccan Sweet Potato Dish" by Sue Ready

Cook's Notes: A spiced sweet potato dish that's flavored with citrus and herbs. Pair the meal with grilled or roasted chicken. Recipes serves 4 and was adapted from

  • 1-1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 TB. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-1/2 TB. lemon juice
  • 1 TB. orange juice
  • 1 tsp, minced garlic ( 1 clove)
  • 1/2 tsp, each cumin, ground coriander, paprika and cinnamon 
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • Dash cayenne pepper 
  • 1/2 cup whole almonds 
  • Optional 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley or 2 TB.fresh mint
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone pad. 
  • In a large bowl mix olive oil, lemon and orange juice, garlic and spices. Add in cubed sweet potatoes and mix well. 
  • Spread sweet potatoes out evenly on baking sheet. Salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Roast 15 minutes, add in almonds and cranberries. Return baking sheet back to oven and roast about 5 minutes more or until potatoes are crispy and tender. 
  • Garnish with mint or parsley. 

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