These Chili + Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Lime Juice are sweet, savory, and the perfect side dish or pre-run snack.

A Perfectly Balanced Snack or Side.

Not only is this a fantastic side dish, but also the perfect fuel for those who enjoy getting out for a run.

Sweet potatoes offer up a good balance of protein, carbs, fiber, and micronutrients. Sure, they’re a complex carb, but they’re easier on your stomach than a lot of other options out there.

This recipe jazzes things up with a sprinkle of chili powder, a smear of honey, and a squirt of lime juice.

Not only are the flavors a hit, but the feeling of nourishing your bod with something so hearty and healthful is pretty damn satisfying.

The Ingredients for These Simple Roasted Sweet Potatoes.

  • Sweet Potato
  • Olive oil
  • Raw or organic liquid honey
  • Chili powder
  • Paprika; sweet or smoked add a nice touch
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper
  • Lime
  • Fresh parsley

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How to Roast Sweet Potatoes With Honey and Lime.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400º F.
  2. Cut your sweet potato in half lengthwise and brush each half, including the skin, with olive or avocado oil.
  3. Season the entire sweet potato halves with sea salt and cracked black pepper.
  4. With a sharp knife, score the top (interior) halves, and season with chili powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper if you’re using it.
  5. Pop the potatoes into the oven and bake them for about 20 minutes.
  6. Remove them from the oven and brush the top halves with honey.
  7. Place them back into the oven and bake for another 10 minutes, or until fork tender. (Time will depend on the size of the sweet potatoes.)
  8. When done, remove them from the oven and allow them to sit and cool for a few minutes.
  9. Before serving, spritz them with fresh lime juice and garnish with fresh chopped parsley.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • It’s a nutrient-rich source of carbs, which makes it a great post-workout snack since
  • This recipe requires very few ingredients, most of them being pantry staples
  • It’s a healthy option
  • It’s super easy to prepare
  • You can adapt it to your preference! Play with the seasoning, and even swap honey for maple syrup!

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Chili + Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Lime Juice

These Chili + Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Lime Juice are sweet, savory, and the perfect side dish or pre-run snack.
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Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 TBSP liquid honey
  • 1/2 tsp of chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp sweet or smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Kosher salt + cracked black pepper
  • 1 lime
  • Fresh chopped parsley (optional)

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Brush each sweet potato half with olive oil, skin included.
  • Season the entire sweet potato with kosher salt + cracked black pepper.
  • Score the top halves (interior flesh) with a knife.
  • Season each top half with chili powder, paprika and harissa or cayenne, if using.
  • Bake for 20 mins at 400 degrees F.
  • Remove from oven and smear the top halves with honey.
  • Return to oven and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Once the sweet potatoes are tender, remove from oven.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice over both halves upon serving, and add parsley.
Serving: 1half, Calories: 186kcal, Carbohydrates: 33g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 14g
Chili + Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Lime Juice | Killing Thyme