Closeup of roasted spiced sweet potatoes.

Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Little cubes of sweet potato coated with spices then roasted until tender and crisp. Makes a delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner side.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1” cubes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne


  • Preheat oven 400 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment to prevent sticking.
  • Place diced potatoes in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and toss to fully coat.
  • Sprinkle with spices and toss to fully coat.
  • Transfer potatoes onto baking sheet and lightly shake baking sheet back and forth to evenly distribute potatoes.
  • Bake for 30 - 40 minutes until tender.