Smokey Sweet Potatoes with Tomato-Parsley Salad

This unique sweet potato dish is perfect for a fast and healthy weeknight dinner or a side dish for your next family gathering. A unique flavor palate of sweet, sour and smokey, perfectly balanced and easy to prepare. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Frugal, Side Dish, Sweet Potatoes, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 People


  • 4 each Sweet Potatoes small to medium
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika McCormick's
  • 1/2 pint Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 T Parsley finely chopped
  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • 1 T Lemon Juice
  • Salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Slice sweet potatoes lengthwise and arrange face up on a baking sheet.  Top with Olive oil, smoked paprika and salt. Roast uncovered for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

  2. Half the cherry tomatoes and combine with chopped parsley, olive oil, salt and lemon juice. Set aside.

  3. When the sweet potatoes are fork tender remove from the oven and top with tomato salad. Serve one half as a side dish or two halves as a main course.