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sweet potatoes

*This recipe is an excerpt from Fresh from the Farm Alabama Recipes, FCS-2112.

We hope you enjoy Thyme Sweet Potatoes!

This recipe and more from farmers around the state are also available in Extension publication FCS-2112, Fresh from the Farm Alabama Recipes, a great place to find new ways to use an abundance of fresh produce. The most important thing to remember when trying these recipes, which are farmer favorites, is to buy fresh and buy local. Support our farmers and support our communities.

Connie Penry, Penry Farms, Baldwin County


  • 6 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1⁄4-inch rounds
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 4 cloves garlic, diced
  • Freshly ground sea salt and pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In large mixing bowl, whisk olive oil, thyme, and diced garlic. Add sliced sweet potatoes, and toss until completely coated. Spread onto large shallow pan and salt and pepper to taste. Place in oven and cook until edges are slightly crisp, approximately 30 minutes. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Sweet Grown Alabama

Kristin Woods, Regional Extension Agent, Food Safety, Preparation, and Preservation

Reviewed July 2022, Thyme Sweet Potatoes, FCS-2149

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