Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Dates, Pecans and Coconut

This is a really nourishing, tasty and healthy dish. It\’s easy to pull together and is a perfect compliment to most any main, or as a main when paired with a salad. 


It can easily be pulled towards the savory side with the addition of some chopped green onion or made a bit more Asian Fusion with the addition of chopped cilantro.

Ingredients

4 cups Sweet Potato
1Tbsp Coconut Oil
1/2 cup chopped Pecans
1/2 cup chopped Dates
1/2 cup Sweetened Coconut
1Tbsp Earth Balance
1/4 tsp Salt
Freshly ground Black Pepper
2 Tbsp Green Onion or Cilantro, chopped – Optional

Peel and cut sweet potatoes into 1 inch pieces.

Toss with the coconut oil and put into an oven proof casserole in 375 degree oven.

Bake the sweet potatoes for 40-50 minutes until soft, remove and put into a large bowl, add all other ingredients and toss well and allow to cool slightly to incorporate the flavors and serve.

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