Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro Pistachio Pesto

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro Pistachio Pesto

A great alternative to a traditional potato side dish.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet. Toss with oil, seasonings and half of the lime zest. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until tender and caramelized.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare pesto: In a food processor, combine garlic, cilantro, parmesan, 1 cup pistachios, lime juice and olive oil until desired consistency is reached. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Roughly chop remaining ¼ cup pistachios.
  5. Toss warm potatoes with pesto. To serve, sprinkle potatoes with remaining pistachios and lime zest.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Kates,
ALDI Test Kitchen


Calories 530 Total Fat 31g Sodium 230mg Total Carbohydrate 58g Fiber 11g Sugars 21g Protein 13g