Sweet Potato Wedges with Parsley Salad

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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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4
Servings
226
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
21%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
17%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Protein
5g
11%
Carbs
22g
7%
Vitamin A
699µg
78%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
2.3%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
14.3%
Vitamin C
37mg
61%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
259µg
100%
Calcium
120mg
12%
Fiber
5g
18%
Folate (food)
51µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
51µg
13%
Iron
2mg
11%
Magnesium
47mg
12%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
7%
Phosphorus
126mg
18%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
625mg
18%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.8%
Sodium
498mg
21%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
9.6%
Zinc
1mg
7%

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