Roasted sweet potatoes​ with homemade Latin spice mix

This is one of the easiest ways to prepare sweet potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes with homemande Spice mix. This recipe is easy, delicious and perfect for leftovers.

These roasted sweet potatoes with homemade Latin spice mix are a huge hit at my home. These guys are crispy on the dge and soft on the inside with a spicy delicious kick in every bite.


When I was growing up sweet potatoes weren’t as popular as they are now. And I really don’t remember eating them as a kid. I grew up in Mexico so there were less popular there. But I’m so happy I got to discover them. I was missing out on so much goodness; missing on flavor and on their nutritional povrs.


How to prepare roasted sweet potatoes?

Listen, this is one of the easiest way to prepare them.

You wash them, pat them dry, cut ito similar size strips. cover cover them in oil, sprinkle the homemade Latin spice mix and bake.

Yeap, is that easy and they turn out so so good.

Spices on a plate

Tips, tricks & other recipes

  • It is very important that the sweet potatoes are about the same size. That way they will cook the same.
  • Don’t overcrowd the baking pan, place the sweet potatoes strips in one layer.
  • If you have leftover Latin spice mix … use it everywhere. It gives a perfect extra layer of flavor to everything it touches.
  • I love to do my own spice mixes at home. I love to have more control over their ingredients and flavor.
  • This is the best spice mix for roasted sweet potatoes, it gives them a flavor boost by seasoning them and cutting the sweetness a bit with the spice.
  • Here are other sweet potato recipes that I’m pretty sure you will also enjoy: sweet potatoes with bbq sauce, lentil loaded sweet potatoes, sweet potato buddha bowls, healthy sweet potato chili.

So here is the recipe for these

Roasted sweet potatoes with home made Latin spice mix

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Homemade Latin spice mix

Alejandra Graf
This is one of the easiest ways to prepare sweet potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes with homemande Spice mix. This recipe is easy, delicious and perfect for leftovers.
5 de 1 voto
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican vegan food
Servings 6 people
Calories 102 kcal


  • 3 Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

Homemade Latin spice mix

  • 1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • Fresh oregano for garnish


  • Turn on the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Mix spices and dried oregano with salt.
  • Wash and dry the sweet potatoes. Cut into similar size strips.
  • Using your hands, cover all the pieces in olive oil.
  • Sprinkle the spice mixture.
  • Put them in the oven for 10 minutes. Take them out when golden. Turn them over and place back in oven for 5 more minutes.


Calories: 102kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 424mgPotassium: 238mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 9360IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
Keyword how to make roasted sweet potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes, sweet potoates


Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Esta receta es un republish del 2014.

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