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Southwestern Sweet Potatoes
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Southwestern Sweet Potatoes

Southwestern sweet potatoes are a perfect side dish when you are craving bold flavors, yet want something effortless to prepare.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Southwest
Servings: 6
Calories: 159kcal


  • 2 pounds Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Poblano Peppers (chopped)
  • 1 small Red Onion (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Ancho Chili Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh Ground Pepper


  • Chop sweet potatoes into ¼" half rounds and place in preheated 425 degree oven for 25 minutes, or until mostly tender.
  • Alternatively, you can microwave the sweet potatoes to cook them more quickly. Microwave on high for 3-5 minutes, until mostly tender.
  • Add cooking oil to a 12" non-stick saute pan and add chopped sweet potatoes, poblanos, onion, and seasonings.
  • Saute for 5 minutes, or until onions and peppers are tender.


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Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 280mg | Potassium: 578mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 21645IU | Vitamin C: 35.6mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.1mg