Basic Roasted Sweet Potatoes
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
- 3 pounds sweet potatoes
Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the upper third. Wash and scrub the sweet potatoes. Cut them into 1-1/4-inch chunks and place in a large bowl. Add the brown sugar, a few tablespoons of oil (just enough to coat), a few large pinches of salt, and a couple of pinches of pepper and m...