Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro

Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro
  • Prep Time
  • 8Servings


  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 6 tablespoons EVOO
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 3 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


Preheat the oven to 450 degrees . In a small saucepan, bring the cranberries, 2 tbsp. EVOO, the lime juice, sugar and 1/4 cup water to a boil. Add the zest, cover and remove from heat.

In a large bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, coriander, cumin and remaining 4 tbsp. EVOO. Season; toss to coat the potatoes. Spread on a large foil-lined baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes.

Pour the cranberry mixture over the potatoes; toss to coat. Continue roasting until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Season; toss with the cilantro.