chile dusted sweet potatoes


i was born in new mexico, so adding chilies to any dish is normal. now, adding some heat to naturally sweet potatoes? that’s delicious. trust me.



4 sweet potatoes

3 T coconut oil

2 T red chili powder

¼ t cumin powder

1T salt



sheet tray

cutting board

sharp knife

roasting pan

heat proof rubber spatula


pre heat oven to 425 degrees. cut sweet potatoes in half long ways.


lay flat side down on cutting board.


cut long ways again and then cut across into pieces. this creates the perfect bite-sized potato.


place diced sweet potatoes on the sheet tray . add the rest of the ingredients to the potatoes on the tray and mix thoroughly with your hands.


place the tray in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked.


serve these potatoes hot or cold. store in a sealed container in the refrigerator up to 1 week.