Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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  • Serves 8
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 364.65 calories
    • Calories 56 calories from fat
    • Fat 22.62 g
    • Sat Fat 3.1 g
    • Cholesterol 5.02 mg
    • Sodium 192.7 mg
    • Protein 5.43 mg
    • Carbohydrate 39.42 g
    • Fiber 7.36 g
    • Iron 1.83 mg
    • Calcium 79.38 mg
  • October 2005

Ingredients

  1. Check 4teaspoons unsalted butter
  2. Check 4pounds sweet potatoes or yams
  3. Check 1teaspoon ground ginger
  4. Check 1teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  5. Check 1teaspoon kosher salt
  6. Check 6tablespoons light brown sugar
  7. Check 8ounces pecan pieces

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Place the butter on a rimmed baking sheet and transfer to oven until melted.
  3. Meanwhile, peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into 1-inch chunks. Add with the remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Roast, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 45 minutes.