Sesame Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes


Last Updated on March 10, 2024

Sesame chipotle roasted sweet potatoes are a fun and flavorful side dish for the week. Serve them with tahini sauce, creamy whipped feta dip or labneh for a delicious flavor combination.

Sesame Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Chipotle roasted sweet potatoes with sesame seeds are one of the best side dishes to pair with any meal during the week. Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins and nutrients and can be prepared in endless ways.

These tri-color sweet potatoes are baked with chipotle powder, garlic powder and salt & pepper, then finished off with a drizzle of honey and some sesame seeds. I love serving them over yogurt or whipped feta with a drizzle of tahini sauce.

Sesame Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This recipe is a great one to meal prep for a hearty carb to add to meals throughout the week. You can add these roasted sweet potatoes to salads, nourish bowls, or any work-week lunches.

What You’ll Need To Make Roasted Sweet Potatoes:

  • Sweet potatoes– I used orange, purple and white Japanese sweet potatoes for a fun color combination
  • Olive oil
  • Spices: chipotle powder, salt & pepper, garlic powder
  • Sesame seeds
  • Honey
  • Toppings: labneh or yogurt, whipped feta, tahini sauce
  1. Chop the sweet potatoes into 1″ rounds and add them to a large sheet pan
  2. Toss everything in the olive oil and spices
  3. Bake on 400 F for 30 minutes. Remove and flip the potatoes over, then drizzle with honey and sprinkle with sesame seeds
  4. Serve with an extra drizzle of honey, homemade whipped feta dip or yogurt, and a drizzle of tahini sauce
Chipotle Roasted Sweet potatoes

This recipe is so simple and delicious, you guys are going to love it! You can tag me on Instagram if you try it 🙂

Other flavorful side dishes to try:

Honey Mustard Cauliflower and Chickpeas

Za’atar Roasted Carrots with Feta Dip

Date Syrup & Walnut Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Sesame Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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NOTES: this recipe can easily be made with regular sweet potatoes. I used purple and Japanese sweet potatoes for a pop of color


  • 2 2 purple sweet potatoes

  • 2 2 Japanese sweet potatoes

  • 2 2 orange sweet potatoes

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 olive oil

  • 1 tbsp 1 chipotle powder

  • 1 tsp 1 garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 salt

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 black pepper

  • 1 1 -2 tbsp sesame seeds

  • Drizzle of honey

  • Flakey salt, to top

  • Tahini Sauce
  • 1/4 cup 1/4 tahini paste

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 cold water

  • 2 tbsp 2 lemon juice

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 salt

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 garlic powder

  • Serve with
  • Greek yogurt or labneh

  • Whipped feta


  • Preheat the oven to 400 F
  • Slice the sweet potatoes into 1″ thick rounds and add them to a sheet pan. Toss together with the olive oil, chipotle powder, garlic and salt & pepper
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and give the potatoes a flip. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with the sesame seeds
  • Finish baking for another 15-20 minutes. Once done, top with a little flakey salt and an extra drizzle of honey
  • I served this over greek yogurt with microgreens, tahini sauce and a sprinkle of sesame seeds

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