Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe Video

Lisa Shively's cooking Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes in her kitchen. Join her as she shows you how to enjoy sweet potatoes everyday. In partnership with the NC Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services and the NC Sweet Potato Commission. For more, go to


Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Vegetable oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sweet potatoes2 Pound, peeled and sliced
 Brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice/Lime juice1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 233 Calories from Fat 82

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.3%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 246.7 mg10.3%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.2%

Sugars 11.4 g

Protein 2 g4.9%

Vitamin A 430.8% Vitamin C 8.3%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat your oven to 375*. Pour the oil into a 9 x 13 baking dish. Place the dish in the oven for about 5 minutes or until hot. Add the potatoes and bake for 10 minutes. Turn the potatoes and bake another 10 minutes. In a bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle over the cooked sweet potatoes and stir to coat. Bake another 10 minutes or until tender and golden brown. Sprinkle with lemon juice before serving.