Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Red Onion and Tahini Yogurt

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Red Onion and Tahini Yogurt
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Red Onion and Tahini Yogurt


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into ¼-inch-thick planks
  • 1 large red onion, cut into ½-inch-thick planks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1¼ teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • ¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • ¼ cup plain whole-milk yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 3 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (220°C).
  2. Toss the sweet potatoes and red onion together in a large bowl; add , olive oil 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper and toss to coat. Spread the potatoes and onions out onto a large rimmed baking sheet so that they are not overlapping.
  3. Roast in preheated oven until browned and soft, but not yet mushy, 30 to 35 minutes.
  4. While the vegetables roast, beat the yogurt, tahini, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper. and warm water together with a whisk in a small bowl until smooth. If the tahini-yogurt is not pourable, thin with additions of 1 teaspoon warm water until it is.
  5. Transfer the sweet potatoes and onions to a serving platter. Drizzle several tablespoons of tahini-yogurt over the vegetables; garnish with parsley and serve with extra tahini-yogurt on the side.
Mealthy tip:

Stir lemon juice instead of water into your tahini yogurt for a zippy flavor boost. You could even add this dish into your Thanksgiving side dish line-up for an interesting twist on traditional holiday recipes!


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Caro Hodgin says:

yum! this is such an interesting, cool way to prepare sweet potatoes. i love tahini and am always looking for more recipes! this tahini yogurt sauce is delicious.

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Katie Hason says:

I tried making this dish and it was so easy! I also really enjoyed the tahini yogurt. I used lemon juice instead of water, it was delicious! I love how versatile sweet potatoes are, this is now truly a favorite.