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Roasted Sweet and White Potatoes

Roasted Sweet and White PotatoesThis doubly good side dish has twice the flavor with two types of potatoes—and a nice presentation, as well.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound sweet potatoes (yams), unpeeled, cut into 2-inch chunks
1 pound baking potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 2-inch chunks
3 tablespoons thinly sliced garlic
1 teaspoon dried thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup chopped parsley

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. Pour oil onto a baking sheet; heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add both types of potatoes and garlic, turning to coat.
  4. Bake, shaking pan every 15 minutes, until potatoes are brown and crisp, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  5. Season with thyme, salt, pepper and parsley, tossing well.

Makes 8 servings.

Created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission spokesperson, Holly Clegg.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.