Total Time: 40mns
Sweet potatoes contain almost twice as much fiber as other types of potatoes. The high fiber content makes them a low GI food, which means they keep your blood sugar stable for longer
They contain a large amount of vitamin B6, which helps keep the walls of important blood passageways in the heart flexible and healthy.
They contain high amounts of potassium which plays an important role in lowering blood pressure by ridding the body of excess sodium and regulating fluid balance. Sweet potato also boasts high amounts of Beta-carotene or vitamin A which is an important antioxidant.
800g Orange coloured sweet potato
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 tablespoons warmed honey
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
2 teaspoons coriander seeds crushed in a mortar and pestle
2 tablespoons fresh chopped coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground Cinnamon
- Peel 800g of sweet potato (make sure the flesh is orange colour).
- Cut into small wedges then place in a bowl and toss with the olive oil warmed honey, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fresh chopped coriander and the Cinnamon.
- Transfer to a lightly greased baking tray and bake for 45mns. Serve hot.
Tip: If desired, serve with a dollop of low fat greek yoghurt on top - simply delicious!