Easy Skillet Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro
Easy skillet sweet potatoes make a quick side dish for any meal! This simple sweet potato recipe is gluten-free, vegetarian, dairy-free, paleo and vegan
Course: Side Dish
Calories: 226 kcal
- 4 Tbsp olive oil divided
- 5 c sweet potatoes peeled and cut into ½ - inch cubes
- 1 c sweet onion finely diced
- 1 clove garlic crushed
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ tsp pepper
- ⅓ c cilantro finely chopped
- ¼ c green onions finely chopped
In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat drizzle 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
Add sweet potatoes and saute for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add remaining olive oil and onions. Stir to combine.
Reduce heat to medium-low and cover skillet with a lid. Cook for five minutes.
Remove lid and add garlic, salt and pepper. Stir to combine, increase heat back to medium and cook for 4-6 minutes more
*If you would like your sweet potatoes to be slightly crispy you can increase your heat to medium-high during the last two minutes of cooking. Be sure to keep an eye on the sweet potatoes so they do not burn!*
Just before serving sprinkle skillet sweet potatoes with cilantro, green onions and additional salt/pepper if desired. Enjoy!