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Chimichurri Sweet Potatoes on plate

Chimichurri Sweet Potatoes with Hemp Hearts

  • Author: Dalya Rubin
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Chimichurri Sweet Potatoes with Hemp Hearts will be your new go-to side dish for any occasion! Get ready to impress with minimal effort.



For the Sweet Potatoes:

  • 2 pounds *mini Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

For the Chimichurri: 

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced into a paste
  • ½ cup parsley (stems removed, before chopped), roughly chopped
  • ¾ cup cilantro (stems removed, before chopped), roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon capers (optional)
  • ½ tablespoon red wine vinegar 
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice (Approx juice of ½ lime)
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt 
  • 1 teaspoon Bob’s Red Mill Nutritional Yeast 
  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Pinch red pepper flakes


  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons Bob’s Red Mill Hemp Hearts


Roast the Sweet Potatoes

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Rinse & pat mini sweet potatoes dry. 
  3. Slice each mini sweet potato in half, lengthewise. If using regular sized sweet potatoes, cut into 3 even planks, lengthwise.
  4. Place sweet potato halves into a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil & sprinkle salt and pepper. Toss until coated. 
  5. Place sweet potatoes, cut side facing down, onto the prepared pan. The potatoes should not overlap. 
  6. Bake mini sweet potatoes for 25 minutes, and bake 30-45 minutes if using larger potatoes. 
  7. Allow to cool 15 minutes before serving.

Prepare the Chimichurri-

Assemble the Dish -


  • If you can’t find mini sweet potatoes, use regular and slice into 3 planks, lengthwise
  • When making the Chimichurri, if you don’t want to spend time chopping the ingredients, you can pulse everything in a food processor until desired consistency.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: oven cooking

Keywords: Chimichurri Sweet Potatoes with Hemp Hearts, Chimichurri Sweet Potatoes, gluten free Chimichurri