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Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Using virgin coconut oil in this recipe enhances the flavor of the sweet potatoes, while infusing a subtle perfume of coconut to them. Virgin coconut oil is found in most health food stores.

Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Servings: 2-4

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons organic virgin coconut oil
  • 1 3/4 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt coconut oil over low heat.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together, the potatoes, coconut oil, sugar, salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  4. In a large baking dish, spread the potatoes out evenly and roast, tossing occasionally, until softened and caramelized, about an hour.

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