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Miso Butter Sweet Potatoes – Healthyish Foods

Miso Butter Sweet Potatoes

These miso butter sweet potatoes are proof that dreams do come true. Enjoy this sweet potato recipe as a side dish any night of the week. These sweet potatoes are easy to make and so delicious.
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Sweet potatoes and garnishes:

  • 2-3 sweet potatoes, cut in halves or cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoons scallions, chopped small

Miso butter:

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon miso paste, sweet white miso paste
  • 1/16 teaspoon ground ginger, basically a very small pinch
  • 3-4 turns cracked black pepper



  • Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.

Prepare the butter:

  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the softened butter, white miso, ground ginger and cracked black pepper. Mix until well combined. Set aside.

Prepare the potatoes:

  • Clean and carefully slice your sweet potatoes in half. (if cubing, peel first)
  • Drizzle with olive oil and place them center side down on a baking tray.
  • Roasted for 25-30 minutes or until the side face down is golden brown.
  • Flip and continue to roast for another 10-15 minutes or until your potatoes are fork tender.
  • Remove them from the oven.

Assemble the potatoes:

  • Top with a dollop of miso butter, toasted sesame seeds, and chopped scallions. Serve warm and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving, Calories: 276kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Trans Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 30mg, Sodium: 223mg, Potassium: 412mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 16404IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 54mg, Iron: 1mg