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Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple Chunks in Serving Bowl with Sprig of Rosemary
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Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple

Chunks of sweet potato and apple roasted together
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Western
Keyword Oven Baked Sweet Potato and Apple, Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 253kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium (1kg) Sweet Potatoes
  • 3 Apples
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Dried Rosemary
  • 1 tsp Dried Thyme
  • ½ tsp Salt do not add if making for a baby

Instructions

  • Pre heat oven to 215C / 420F
  • Wash, scrub and cut the ends off the sweet potatoes. Cut into 2.5cm / 1 inch cubes 
  • In a large bowl, toss the cubed sweet potatoes with 2 tbsp of the olive oil, half the herbs and the salt. Stir until coated.
  • Arrange potatoes in a single layer over two baking trays, making sure to not to overcrowd. Bake for 20 min, stirring halfway through.
  • While the sweet potatoes are baking, core and chop the apples into 2.5cm / 1 inch cubes. Add to a large bowl and toss in the remaining oil and herbs.
  • After 20 minutes, remove the sweet potatoes from oven, add the apples and stir to combine.
  • Return to the oven and bake for a further 15 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  • Allow to cool for a couple of minutes before removing from the tray.

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Notes

Apples: You can use any variety. Pictured are Granny Smith apples which provide a lovely tartness to complement the sweetness of the potato.
Herbs: Not keen on rosemary and thyme? Why not try tossing in curry powder, coriander, or sumac. Looking for a sweeter profile? Try using coconut oil and tossing in cinnamon, cardamon, and/or allspice. 
Don't Overcrowd: If you overcrowd the pan the sweet potatoes will steam and will become soft and mushy. Two roasting pans are recommended. 
Nutritional information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. 

Nutrition

Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 661mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 23701IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg