Cumin And Salt Rubbed Baked Sweet Potatoes With Spice Butter Recipe

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Cumin and Salt Rubbed Baked Sweet Potatoes With Spice Butter

Shelia Tucker


We really like Sweet Potatoes any way they can be fixed, lately I've been trying the herbs and spicier way to fix them as a change, These are simple but good . This Recipe is from Better Homes and Garden Magazine

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25 Min
45 Min


4 medium
sweet potatoes
2 Tbsp
coarse salt
1 Tbsp
crushed cumin seeds
1 stick
butter (softened )
1 Tbsp
honey or maple syrup
1 tsp
red pepper flakes (crushed )
fresh sage leaves
waxed paper


1Pre-Heat Oven to 375 - Wash and scrub Sw. Potatoes , Mix togeather the salt and cumin - while the potatoes are still damp, Rub Potatoes with the salt- cumin mixture . Place Potatoes Directly on the oven rack - Turn the Potatoes Once while Baking ( so they will cook and get crispy on each side )
2While potatoes are cooking make the Spice Butter - Lay out a piece of waxed paper - In a Bowl, stir togeather the softened butter, Honey OR Syrup ,and the crushed Red Pepper Flakes - Turn out onto the Waxed Paper - Shape into a Log and roll up in the wax paper and put in frig. to chill .
3In a skillet OR saucepan , Put about 3 inches of oil, over medium Heat - Fry Sage Leaves about 2 minutes or till crispy - Drain on Paper Towles.
4Take Potatoes out of oven and let cool 5 minutes - If desired, brush off some of the salt from the skins - With a Sharp Knife Split Potatoes Length wise - Push Ends Towards center to open Potato - Top each Potato with about 1 Tbs. of Spiced Butter and Sprinkle Fryed and Drained Sage Leaves over each potato.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #butter, #and, #spice, #Bk, #Sw