Spice-Dusted Sweet Potatoes

  • Yield: 4 servings


2tablespoons sweet potatoes
2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1tablespoon Moroccan Ras el Hanout spice mix
1tablespoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Prick sweet potatoes with a fork, and place in the middle of the oven. Bake for about 1 hour or until potatoes are soft when pressed.
  2. Halve sweet potatoes by splitting lengthwise and making crisscross cuts in the flesh. Drizzle olive oil evenly over the flesh of the four halves. Sprinkle the Moroccan Ras El Hanout Spice Mix in pepper over each one. Serve hot.

Reprinted with permission from The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook: A Flavorful, Low-Fat, Heart-Healthy Approach to Cooking by Amy Riolo. American Diabetes Association, 2010.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 235
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 430mg
  • Carbohydrate 40g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 4g