Sweet Potato Wedges with Parsley Salad

Sweet Potato Wedges with Parsley Salad
Staff Writer
North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission

These baked sweet potatoes are a healthy snack or side dish. 

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4
Servings
376
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • large sweet potatoes, each cut into 6 long wedges
  • 1  Teaspoon  salt, divided
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  black pepper
  • 2  Tablespoons  lemon juice
  • 2  Tablespoons  olive oil
  • 1  Cup  parsley leaves
  • 2  Cups  grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3  Tablespoons  toasted pecan pieces
  • 3  Tablespoons  crumbled feta or blue cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

On a baking sheet coated with cooking spray, place sweet potatoes in a single layer. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper. Bake until tender, about 25-30 minutes. Let cool.

In a medium bowl, whisk lemon juice, oil, remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Stir in parsley, tomatoes and pecans.

To serve, place sweet potato wedges on a platter. Top with salad; sprinkle with cheese.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
18g
26%
Sugar
17g
19%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
45g
35%
Protein
17g
37%
Vitamin A, RAE
8µg
1%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
110mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
28µg
31%
Calcium, Ca
110mg
11%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
17g
68%
Fluoride, F
44µg
1%
Folate, total
115µg
29%
Iron, Fe
28mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
203mg
63%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
315mg
45%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
16µg
29%
Sodium, Na
357mg
24%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
98g
4%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Sweet Potato Shopping Tip

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Sweet Potato Cooking Tip

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.

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