A quick sauté in a cast iron pot gives this roasted fingerling and sweet potatoes recipe a crispy kick.

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Roasted fingerling and sweet potatoes in a skillet and ready to serve as a side for dinner.

Roasted Fingerling and Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Mix up your plain old potatoes with this recipe featuring roasted fingerling and sweet potatoes. This dish has just the right amount of sweet and savory.


Yield: 4 -6 servings
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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place potatoes and sweet potatoes in a large cast-iron skillet, season well with salt and pepper and drizzle generously with olive oil. Stir to coat evenly.
  • Sauté on medium-high heat for 10 minutes, stirring often to evenly crisp potatoes and yams.
  • Transfer skillet to oven. Bake about 35 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove when fork-tender and golden brown. Top with chives.
  • Serve directly from baking dish or transfer to platter. Enjoy!


For an indulgent touch, stir in a dollop of butter just before serving.
Calories: 144kcal, Carbohydrates: 23g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 758mg, Potassium: 225mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 4g
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Roasted fingerling and sweet potatoes recipe