Cajun Style Baked Sweet Potato

Cajun Style Baked Sweet Potato

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"Tired of the same old baked sweet potato? Great for picnics and barbecues, these sweet potatoes are seasoned with a homemade herb and spice mix."

Ingredients

1 h 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 229 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 229 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 2.3 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.1g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, stir together paprika, brown sugar, black pepper, onion powder, thyme, rosemary, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Slice the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise. Brush each half with olive oil. Rub the seasoning mix over the cut surface of each half. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet, or in a shallow pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until tender, or about 1 hour.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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Using some of the suggestions from other reviewers, I cubed the sweet potatoes and put them in a large ziplock plastic bag. Then I added the olive oil, using about 4 teaspoons, and rolled the p...

This recipe is awesome. I did not have brown sugar or onion powder, but it still came out great. I cut my sweet potatoes into thin fry shapes and tossed them in a bag with everything else. I did...

A great recipe- definite winner! I was looking for a new way to include sweet potatoes in our family's diet because of how nutritious they are. I never liked them before, but we have eaten the...