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Sweet Potato Wedges with Parsley Salad

North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission

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

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Ingredients

  • 2 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
Servings4
Calories Per Serving226
Total Fat14g21%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated3g17%
Cholesterol9mg3%
Protein5g11%
Carbs22g7%
Vitamin A699µg78%
Vitamin B120.1µg2.3%
Vitamin B60.3mg14.3%
Vitamin C37mg61%
Vitamin E2mg9%
Vitamin K259µg100%
Calcium120mg12%
Fiber5g18%
Folate (food)51µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)51µg13%
Iron2mg11%
Magnesium47mg12%
Monounsaturated8gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg7%
Phosphorus126mg18%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium625mg18%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg7.8%
Sodium498mg21%
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg9.6%
Zinc1mg7%