Cajun Sweet Potatoes with Sausage

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 324.0
  • Total Fat: 18.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.0 mg
  • Sodium: 503.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 7.8 g

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Easy one-dish meal, good for you but not boring Easy one-dish meal, good for you but not boring
Number of Servings: 8


    1 16 oz. package smoked sausage (may substitute turkey or low fat variety to reduce calories considerably)
    2-3 large sweet potatoes (6 cups cubed)
    1 med. vidalia onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 sweet red bell pepper, diced
    1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil
    2 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning
    salt and pepper to taste


Makes 8 servings: preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Drizzle 1 Tbsp olive oil in large casserole or baking pan. Heat for 30 seconds on stove over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and red pepper. Cook over med. heat approx 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Slice smoked sausage into 1/2" thin slices. Add to pan. Cook until slightly browned. Dice sweet potatoes and add to dish. Add cajun seasoning and stir until mixed. Drizzle with remaining 1 Tbsp. olive oil.

Bake in preheated oven approx. 45 minutes or until until sweet potatoes are cooked to your preference (35 minutes still a little firm, 60 minutes mushy)

Serve immediately.

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  • Definitely full of flavors! A tad spicy for me; hubby suggested we add a dash of sugar next time. Also, you forgot to include sweet potatoes in the ingredient list, and instructions cite 2 tbsp olive oil, when ingredients say 1.5. Overall not bad, and highly adaptable. - 3/31/10

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