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Roasted Sweet Potato Slices

  • Roasted Sweet Potato Slices

    Ingredients:

    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • black pepper to taste
    • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, scrubbed, left unpeeled, cut into 1/8-inch thick slices

    Directions:

    1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and pepper to taste.
    2. Arrange the sweet potato slices, not touching, in rows on parchment paper in a sheet pan and brush with the olive oil mixture.
    3. Roast the slices in 450 F oven for 18-22 minutes (turning them once with a spatula), or until they are golden and crisp.
    4. Transfer the slices to a plate and serve warm.

    Yield:

    8 servings (3/4 cup)

    Source:

    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

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    Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, fiber, manganese, potassium and several antioxidants.

    The bright orange pigment in sweet potatoes comes from carotenoids, a group of antioxidants including beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin.

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