Roasted Smokey Onions and Sweet Potatoes

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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This side dish has lots of sweet and smokey flavors, caramelized onions, and healthful organic sweet potatoes. It’s loaded with vitamins A and C, fiber, and antioxidants, things we can all use to build our immune systems—deliciously!


  • 1 extra-large onion or 2 large onions, cut in half, then each half into thick ribs, separated
  • 2 large organic sweet potatoes, cut into


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Spray a large glass baking dish or sheet pan with olive oil spray. Place the onions and the sweet potatoes into a bowl. Drizzle the olive oil and water evenly over the top and toss to coat the vegetables. Sprinkle the paprika