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Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Butternut Squash

Sweet and savory sweet potatoes and squash make this warm salad a perfect side dish.

  • Servings: 12

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 1999


  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-by-3-inch wedges
  • 2 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 3/4-by-3-inch wedges
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, plus more for drizzling
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 small bunch arugula, stems removed, washed


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, toss together the potatoes, squash, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, butter, rosemary, salt, and pepper.

  2. Arrange the vegetables in a single layer in two 9-by-13-inch baking pans. Transfer pans to oven, and roast vegetables until golden and tender, 45 to 50 minutes, rotating the pans between the shelves halfway through roasting.

  3. Remove the pans from oven, and allow vegetables to cool slightly. Toss the vegetables with the arugula. Drizzle with additional olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and serve immediately.

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