ROASTED SWEET POTATOES

Thanksgiving looks a little different this year, so why not shake up the menu?!? Try trading in mashed sweet potatoes for this easy roasted version. Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins B, C and D, while fennel packs the added punch of fiber + potassium! Roast these two veggies in the oven with a little olive oil and fresh orange juice for the perfect sweet and savory Thanksgiving side dish.

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Cook time: 60 mins, active prep time 10 mins, serves 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes

  • 2 fennel bulbs

  • 2 TBSP olive oil

  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice 

  • 1/2tsp garlic salt

  • 1/2 tsp garlic granules 


DIRECTIONS​​

  1. Preheat oven to 375º F 

  2. Cut sweet potatoes into 3/4 to 1 inch cubes and slice fennel into long strips

  3. Toss in olive oil and arrange in an even layer on a baking sheet

  4. Sprinkle with garlic and garlic salt and bake on bottom shelf 

  5. Cook 50 – 60 minutes

  6. Remove from oven and let cool, stir in orange juice and serve

Store in refrigerator up to five days