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Moroccan Sweet Potato

A tasty twist on a sweet potato dish
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Moroccan
Keyword: almonds, cinnamon, cumin, potato
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking


  • 1 large sweet potato
  • Spice Mixture
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp White Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • Toppings
  • 2 Green Onions
  • 2 tbsp slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt


  • Preheat the oven at 450°.
  • Wash the sweet potato and prick it over several times to allow steam to release. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  • In a small bowl and using a whisk, whip the yogurt slightly to make it creamy.
  • Slice the green onions on the diagonal and place in a small bowl.
  • In a small bowl mix all the spices.
  • After the sweet potato is baked and cool enough to handle slice horizontally for two servings.
  • With a fork, flake the sweet potato to fluff it up. Add the yogurt then green onions and almonds. Top it with a sprinkle of the spice mixture evenly distributed over both sweet potatoes.


Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 417mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 9400IU | Vitamin C: 3.8mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 1.2mg