Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Sweet Potatoes

Last updated: November 22, 2022, at 2:29 p.m. PT

Originally published: November 21, 2022, at 4:10 p.m. PT



  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • Flaky sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley


  1. Place a steamer basket in a large pot and fill with water to just below the basket.
  2. Add sweet potato slices and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to simmer and cover until tender – about 18-20 minutes
  4. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  5. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and arrange sweet potato slices in a single layer.
  6. Use a flat bottom glass to lightly smash the sweet potatoes.
  7. Drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste and sprinkle with thyme.
  8. Give the pan a gentle shake to distribute some of the oil underneath the potatoes.
  9. Roast until golden with crispy edges – about 25 minutes.
  10. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with vinegar, flaky salt and parsley.



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