Roasted Sweet Potaoes with Citrus Dressing. Better than the sum of their parts! {Paleo and Gluten-Free}

roasted sweet potatoes with citrus dressing

  • Author: Primal Palate
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


These roasted sweet potatoes are tossed with a bright and fresh citrus dressing as well as cilantro, shallot, and chive. A simple yet flavorful side dish!



Roasted Potatoes

  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ¾-inch chunks (2.5 pounds)
  • 4 ½ teaspoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Citrus Dressing

  • ¼ medium shallot, minced
  • ¼ cup extra- virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • pinch salt
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • ½ lemon, zested


  1. Make Potatoes: Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Toss potatoes, coconut oil, 1 teaspoon sea salt in a large bowl. Spread out onto a large rimmed baking sheet, and transfer to the oven. Roast, stirring once or twice, until the potatoes are soft and browned, 35 to 40 minutes.
  3. Make Dressing: Meanwhile, whisk shallot, oil, cilantro, lemon juice, water, chives, coconut sugar, pinch salt and pepper in the bowl.
  4. Add hot roasted potatoes to the dressing and toss to coat. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with lemon zest. Serve warm or cold.


0 mg Cholesterol, 1.3 g Added Sugar


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 166
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 409 mg
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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