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Herb Roasted Sweet Potato and Turnip Skillet

  • Author: Jessi's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Oven


Roasted sweet potatoes and turnips tossed in butter and fragrant herbs to create the perfect side dish for any fall meal.



  • 1.5lbs sweet potato
  • 1lb turnips
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp grass-fed butter or ghee


  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Thinly slice the sweet potatoes and turnips in to about 1/8-1/4 inch slices and place them in a bowl.
  3. Toss with olive oil and seasonings and place in a circular pattern in a 10inch cast iron skillet.
  4. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove foil and add the cubes of butter around the skillet. Cook for approximately five more minutes and then broil on high for 3-4 minutes or until top is slightly crispy.
  6. Let it cool for a few minutes and top with more fresh thyme if desired.

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