Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Feta Cheese Recipe

ROASTED SWEET POTATOES WITH FETA CHEESE RECIPE – EASY TO MAKE, HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS. PERFECT FOR A SIDE DISH, TO ADD TO SALADS AND GRAIN BOWLS. A GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR THANKSGIVING MENU.

Roasted sweet potatoes in a white ceramic bowl

I have been making this made this Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Feta Cheese Recipe for a very long time and everyone around here loves it. Even people who don’t like sweet potatoes have told me that the combination with feta makes sweet potatoes taste so much better.

Very quick and easy to make, you need just a few simple ingredients.

Serve these Roasted Sweet Potatoes as a side dish, an appetizer or a salad.

Cooking with sweet potatoes:

Sweet potatoes are very nutritious, all year vegetables.  They are a great source of  protein, also rich in vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. I enjoy making sweet potato fries as a healthy side for sandwiches or burgers, and I also have a great recipe for a flavorful sweet potato soup.

The combination of oven roasted sweet potatoes, salty feta and crunchy toasted pumpkin seeds created a light, perfect for summer elegant dish. It can be served as a meal or a side dish.  Again it might look awkward to you, but feta cheese goes perfect with these sweet caramelized rich in flavor potatoes. You only need to season this salad with some salt, black pepper and fresh chopped parsley.

What ingredients do you need to make Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Feta Cheese ?

  • sweet potatoes
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • feta cheese
  • pumpkin seeds
  • parsley

How to make this Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Feta Cheese Recipe?

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  2. Toss potatoes in olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Place on a baking sheet, lined with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes until caramelized and tender. (No need to turn potato chunks).
  4. Take out of the oven, when done and cool at room temperature.
  5. Toast pumpkin seeds in a pan for a few minutes.
  6. Place potatoes in a bowl, add more salt and pepper if needed and top with pumpkin seeds and feta cheese.
  7. Garnish with chopped parsley (and green onion if desired).

It you are looking to experiment with sweet potato recipes, you should try these Sweet Potatoes With Feta .

Roasted sweet potatoes with feta in a bowl

At what temperature to roast sweet potatoes in the oven and for how long?

It depends on the size of the sweet potato pieces or if you bake them whole.

In today’s recipe we are using sweet potatoes cut into small bite sized pieces.

Bake sweet potatoes cut into pieces at 400 F for 30-40 minutes.

Bake whole sweet potatoes at 400 F for 50 – 60 minutes.

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Roasted sweet potatoes in a white ceramic bowl
Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Feta Cheese
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Feta Cheese And Pumpkin Seeds
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 411 kcal
Author: Lyubomira L
Ingredients
  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  • 4 tbsp cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt + more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper + more to taste
  • 1 -2 tbsp raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped green onion (optional for garnishing)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

  2. Toss potatoes in olive oil, salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet, lined with aluminum foil and bake for 30-40 minutes until caramelized and tender. (No need to turn potato chunks). Take out of the oven, when done and cool at room temperature.

  3. Toast pumpkin seeds in a pan for a few minutes.
  4. Place potatoes in a bowl, add more salt and pepper if needed and top with pumpkin seeds and feta cheese. Garnish with chopped parsley (and green onion if desired).

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Feta Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 411 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 282mg 12%
Potassium 438mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 374.2%
Vitamin C 7.5%
Calcium 13.1%
Iron 6.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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