Roasted Caribbean Ground Provisions Recipe

Caribbean ground provisions are native Caribbean root vegetables that include sweet potatoes, yams, cassavas, tannia, dasheen, and eddoes, and taro. In this recipe, we are roasting any of the root vegetables such as potatoes, pumpkins, sweet potato or yams.

Roasted Caribbean Ground Provisions Recipe

Caribbean Ground Provisions Recipe

You may want to try this recipe with any of the ground vegetable of your choice since the results will be amazing for any choice that you make. Of course, it is an easy and straightforward recipe that can take you less than an hour.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4 people
Calories 193 kcal


  • 1 ½ lb. of any combination of root vegetables like plantain, potato, pumpkin, yam, breadfruit, etc.
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Few springs of chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 pepper cut into halves
  • 2 crushed cloves of garlic
  • Salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 370 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Chop the ground provisions into small/desired pieces.
  • Add the vegetables, thyme, pepper, salt, and garlic into a square baking dish and toss with olive oil. Spread all the ingredients into a flat layer.
  • Put everything in the oven to roast for 35-40minutes or until fork tender.
  • Remove the pepper to prevent it from further spicing the dish. Serve alongside meat or fish, and enjoy.
Keyword Caribbean Ground Provisions

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 193 Kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 19mg
  • Potassium: 637mg
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 23IU
  • Vitamin C: 32mg
  • Calcium: 63mg
  • Iron: 1mg


Caribbean roasted ground provisions is a good side dish that come with numerous health benefits. It is easy to make and takes less time. You can try it!