Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Recipe from EatingWell

Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms this ultra-simple dish into something sublime.


Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients
  • 2 1/2  pounds 
    sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 8 cups)
  • 1/3  cup 
    pure maple syrup
  • 2   tablespoons 
    butter, melted
  • 1   tablespoon 
    lemon juice
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  •  
    Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2.
Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Combine maple syrup, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat.
3.
Cover and bake the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes. Uncover, stir and cook, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender and starting to brown, 45 to 50 minutes more.
Tip:

1.
MAKE AHEAD TIP: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Just before serving, reheat at 350 degrees F until hot, about 15 minutes.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 96, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 5, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 19, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 11175.75, vit. C (mg) 8.86, sodium (mg) 118, Potassium (mg) 189, Starch () 1.5, Fat () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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