Sweet Potatoes with Lime-Cilantro Dressing

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Sweet Potatoes with Lime-Cilantro Dressing

About This Recipe

Active time:20 minutes
Total time:45 minutes


  • 2 1/2 pounds sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup cilantro


  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. 2

    In a medium bowl, toss sweet potatoes with 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. Spread over baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes.

  3. 3

    In a large bowl, whisk together lime zest, lime juice, cayenne, remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  4. 4

    Add cooked potatoes to bowl and mix well to combine. Add cilantro and toss gently. Serve warm.

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