No drowning of sweet potatoes or yams in a syrupy sauce or under mounds of mini mallows–this simple recipe yields a naturally sweet, flavorful dish with wonderful earthy tones.
Simple and nourishing, this recipe doesn’t have to be limited to sweet potatoes. You can substitute other roots such as yams, peeled pumpkin or squash, potatoes, parsnips or carrots–or a mix of several.Tamari Roasted Sweet Potatoes – – sweet potatoes (peeled and cut into 2 inch chunks), tamari (gluten free soy sauce), sake or mirin, olive oil, sesame seeds (optional), Preheat oven to 400˚ F.
Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into 2-inch chunks.
In a small bowl, combine tamari, oil, sake and sesame seeds.
Pour over sweet potatoes and mix to coat well.
Place potatoes on a baking sheet and roast for 20-25 minutes or until their flesh is soft and lightly browned on the edges.; – Healing Energetics: Root vegetables strengthen the Stomach and Spleen (the Middle burner). Roasting is a method of cooking that is deeply warming.
Season: Late Summer/Transition, Autumn & Winter