Sweet potatoes have huge nutritional benefits. A sweet potato pie is probably one of the most common uses of this glorious vegetable. However, this root makes wonderful custards, casseroles and stews and is even wonderful sliced into planks, brushed with olive oil, sprinkled with salt, pepper and rosemary and grilled! It keeps fairly well if kept in dark places but once is has become woody, it is no longer good for use.
My hubby loves sweet potato fries even more than regular white potato fries and they are so easy to bake them at home. Just bake them half way then flash freeze. Keep them in a freezer bag and then you only need to bake for about 20 minutes at 425 degrees to finish. How tasty is that!
What are some of your favorite ways to make sweet potatoes?
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 2 large sweet potatoes, sliced
- 4 red potatoes, cubed
- 1 large onion, sliced into rings
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 green bell peppers, sliced
- 2 red bell peppers, sliced
- 2 carrots, shredded
- ¼ cup Italian-style seasoning
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Coat the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish with oil or nonstick cooking spray.
- Spread sweet potatoes on the bottom, then top with red potatoes, onion, garlic, green peppers, red peppers and carrots.
- Sprinkle seasoning generously over everything and cover.
- Bake at 350 degrees 1½ hours or until potatoes are cooked tender; remove cover and stir.
- Increase oven temperature to 425 degrees and bake an additional ½ hour, or until browned on top.
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