Roast Sweet Potato with Sesame Glaze

Roasting these vegetables brings out their natural sweetness.

Recipe courtesy of "The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World" by Victoria Blashford-Snell, copyright 2008. Used by permission of Dorling Kindersley Limited. All rights reserved.

Roast Sweet Potato with Sesame Glaze

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    Ingredients

    5 orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (yams), peeled 2 tbsp sesame seeds
    2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp honey
    salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp soy sauce

    directions

    Prep: 10 min Total: 60 min
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    • 1

      Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Cut the potatoes into large chunks and place on a baking sheet. Drizzle with the oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast the potatoes for 30 minutes, turning halfway through, until almost tender.

    • 2

      Mix together the sesame seeds, honey, and soy sauce. Pour over the sweet potatoes, and toss. Roast 20 minutes more, or until well glazed and tender.

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