Chipotle hasselback sweet potatoes

Cover sweet potatoes in smoky chipotle paste and bake with lime and coriander for super-healthy and super-tasty side dish

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:1 hrs
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 226
  • fat 6g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 40g
  • sugars 11g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 3g
  • salt 0.3g


  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp chipotle paste
  • zest and juice 1 lime
  • handful coriander leaves, to serve


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Slice the potatoes to about three-quarters of the way through at 1cm intervals. Brush with ½ tbsp of the olive oil, place on a baking tray and bake for 35-40 mins. Meanwhile, mix together the remaining oil, the chipotle, lime zest and juice.

  2. Remove the potatoes from the oven and brush all over, and down into the slits, with the chipotle mixture. Return to the oven for another 15-20 mins or until cooked through. Scatter with the coriander leaves just before serving.

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