Sunday, January 20, 2013

Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

This is quick and yummy side dish that is healthy!  My aunt served this over Christmas and hers was much prettier because she used different kinds of potatoes.  Since I'm not eating white or purple potatoes right now I only used sweet potatoes.  But this is a strikingly beautiful and unique dish if you use all three!

Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

2-3 large sweet potatoes
4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 T minced fresh rosemary
salt & pepper

Peel and dice your sweet potatoes.  You can make them are big or as small as you want, just make sure the size is fairly uniform so they cook evenly.  Mince your rosemary and toss the sweet potatoes in the olive oil and rosemary.

Set on a baking sheet.  Make sure none of the potatoes are touching.  This helps them to crisp up better. Bake at 425 for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

As you can see these sweet potatoes are popular with the younger crowd as well!

These are ALMOST like candy.  The rosemary is a must for this recipe.  It just deepens the sweetness of the potatoes and give more depth of flavor to the dish.

I hope you enjoy these as much as we do!

** HAHA!!  I just realized I linked this up to bunch of parties under the name Rosemary Sweet Potatotoes"  Hope you got a laugh!!**


ShockinglyDomestic said...

I love it! Sweet and simple! Thanks a lot.

Kathy Shea Mormino said...

I have to try those potatoes, they sound very good. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!

Kathy Shea Mormino

The Chicken Chick

SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime said...

I pinned this :)

Jill said...

Yummy! I'm a big fan of roast potatoes - of any kind!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

Carolina HeartStrings said...

What a great spice to add to sweet potatoes. It looks yummy.

Printabelle said...

I like sweet potatoes better than regular ones, so these look perfect, thanks for sharing!

Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen said...

So Healthy and Yummy! Thanks for sharing at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!

Debi @ Adorned From Above said...

Your sweet potato recipe sounds amazing. Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop.
Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above
Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures
Nichi @ The Mandatory Mooch

Becca said...

I would never think to use rosemary with sweet potatoes, but this sounds delicious! I will have to try this soon!

Kathy's Kitchen said...

We do something similar and I'm going to try the rosemary now. Simple and sweet! I love the potatotoes name.

Jennifer said...

This looks yummy! Please share this in a new Linky Party --Weekend Kitchen Creations at Please join us, share your delicious creation, build more traffic for your blog and get other scrumptious ideas.

Miz Helen said...

Hi Laura,
We will just love your Rosemary Sweet Potatoes, they look delicious.
Hope you have a great weekend and thanks for sharing your tasty recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
Come Back Soon!
Miz Helen

I Gotta Try That said...

Yummy! I think rosemary on anything would make it taste better. Thanks so much for sharing at my party. Have a great weekend.

HungryLittleGirl said...

I love how simply this is and that it uses rosemary! I'm a huge fan of rosemary on potatoes (my grandpa used to make it like that).
Thank you so much for sharing this at Wednesday Extravaganza - see you there next week with more deliciousness :)

Joanne DiPalo said...

Thanks for sharing this with Foodie Friends Friday. Hope to see you again soon.

Joanne/Winelady Cooks

Kerry Fountain said...

This recipe looks yummy! I love sweet potatoes......

Another blogger and I host a Healthy Tuesdays Blog Hop and this recipe would be a great addition! Here is our link if you would like to check us out:

Kerry from Country Living On A Hill said...

I like the rosemary with these sweet potatoes! Thanks for sharing at One Creative Weekend!

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