Coconut Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Coconut Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Serves 4 to 6

Coconut oil helps transform these sweet potatoes into a wonderful side dish accented with a sprinkle of freshly grated lime zest.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 pounds sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon grated lime zest

Method

Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small saucepan, melt coconut oil over medium heat. Toss potatoes with oil, salt and pepper together in a large bowl until evenly coated. Spread potatoes in a single layer on a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 40 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl and toss with lime zest.

Nutrition

Per serving: 190 calories (45 from fat), 5g total fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 32g total carbohydrate (6g dietary fiber, 10g sugar), 3g protein