Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Sides

Fresh rosemary has the ability to transform any simple recipe into a gourmet creation. It’s unique, herbaceous flavor shines in this sweet potato side dish that features just five wholesome ingredients. This rustic recipe is easy enough for your busy weeknights yet fancy enough to serve up at your Thanksgiving holiday feast.

Sliced sweet potatoes are turned into crispy coins that are packed with fiber and a whole lot of flavor. We coat them with a delicious blend of light butter, minced garlic, freshly chopped rosemary and black pepper. Roasting them in the oven brings out their natural sweetness and creates a crispy texture. It’s a sweet yet savory side dish that everyone is sure to love!

One serving of these Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes contains 82 calories. It counts as one SmartCarb and one Extra on the Nutrisystem program. If you’re enjoying this tasty side at your Thanksgiving holiday dinner, you can combine them with a PowerFuel like roasted turkey or ham. Make sure to pile some non-starchy veggies on your plate, too! They will help you stay satisfied and avoid unhealthy holiday temptations. Our Roasted Bok ChoyOven Roasted Tomatoes or Sesame Soy Cucumber Salad are all tasty options.

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Servings: 4

Calories per Serving: 82

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra


  • 2 sweet potatoes, cut into 1 ½-inch pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. light butter, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ Tbsp. freshly chopped rosemary
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 475°F. Grease a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Place the sliced sweet potatoes in boiling water for 20-25 minutes or until tender and easily pierced with a knife. Drain and set aside.
  3. Mix together the melted butter, garlic, rosemary and pepper.
  4. Place the sweet potatoes onto the greased baking sheet. Brush both sides of the sweet potatoes with the melted butter mixture.
  5. Roast in the oven for about 20 minutes. Set the oven to broil for a few minutes, until slightly crispy.
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