Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These sweet potatoes are so easy to make, and are both healthy and delicious. The potatoes are tossed with a bit of olive oil, honey, lemon juice, and salt. I also sprinkled on a little cinnamon because I love the warm flavor of cinnamon with sweet potatoes. Roasting the potatoes in the oven brings out their natural sweetness.

I served my potatoes alongside this brown sugar spiced pork loin. This side dish is definitely going to be one of my fall and winter staples, as I see myself making it again and again.

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Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Printable Recipe

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds red-skinned sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into 1-inch pieces and put in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, honey, and lemon juice. Pour mixture over potatoes and toss to coat. Sprinkle with the salt and cinnamon.
  3. Bake, stirring every 15 minutes or so, for about 1 hour, until potatoes are tender.

Recipe slightly adapted from Ellie Krieger, Food Network.

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