Roasting sweet potatoes with onions accentuates the natural sweetness of both. The mushrooms add an earthy, rounded flavor, making this dish perfect winter comfort food.
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 1pound)
1 large sweet onion, cut into ½-inchchunks (about ½pound)
110- to 12-ounce package white button mushrooms, wiped clean, halved or quartered
2tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
1teaspoonfresh thyme leaves or ½teaspoondried thyme
Salt and Freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oven to 400°F.
Arrange the sweet potatoes, onion, and mushrooms in a large roasting pan or baking dish, about 13 × 9inches. Drizzle evenly with olive oil, sprinkle with thyme, salt, and pepper, and stir to coat vegetables.
Roast vegetables until golden and tender, turning occasionally with a spatula, about 45 minutes. Serve immediately.