Roasted Murasaki Sweet Potatoes

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 45 min Total Time 55 mins
Servings: 6
Best Season: Fall


Roasted Japanese sweet potatoes are an easy and flavorful side dish to any weeknight meal. Japanese sweet potatoes are diced and tossed in a flavorful marinade of miso, honey, and soy sauce. A great kid friendly side dish!



  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F.

  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  3. Slice the sweet potatoes into rounds about ½” thick and then dice into medium sized pieces.

  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, white miso, honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar and pepper.

  5. Toss the diced potatoes into the olive oil mixture, coating evenly.

  6. Spread the potatoes evenly onto the baking sheet.

  7. Bake for 25 minutes.

  8. Flip the potatoes, then bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the pieces are fork tender.

  9. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and chopped scallions

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 234kcal
Calories from Fat 104kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g19%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 478mg20%
Potassium 1205mg35%
Total Carbohydrate 30g10%
Dietary Fiber 13g52%
Sugars 7g
Protein 7g15%

Vitamin A IU
Vitamin C 35 mg
Calcium 19 mg
Iron 15 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin E IU
Vitamin K mcg
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Vitamin B6 mg
Folate mcg
Vitamin B12 mcg
Biotin mcg
Pantothenic Acid mg
Phosphorus 0 mg
Iodine g
Magnesium mmol
Zinc mcg
Selenium mg
Copper mg
Manganese mg
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Molybdenum mg
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $0.81

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

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