Sweet Potato Home Fries

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  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes (about 3), scrubbed and chopped into 3/4-inch pieces (4 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika, divided
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 onion, finely chopped (1 1/4 cups)
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (1 cup)
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded if desired, and thinly sliced (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss sweet potatoes with oil and 1/4 teaspoon paprika; season with salt and pepper. Roast, rotating sheet and flipping potatoes halfway through, until browned, about 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter on medium-high. Add onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are soft and golden, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add roasted sweet potatoes to skillet with vegetables. Toss with remaining 1/4 teaspoon paprika. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme into skillet; stir to combine. Check seasoning; serve immediately.

Source: marthastewart.com