Brown Sugar Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Brown sugar sweet potatoes use only a few ingredients and complement a wide variety of meals. These candied sweet potatoes are sweetened with maple syrup and brown sugar and lightly spiced with cinnamon for an easy side dish. This dish can also easily be made vegan by swapping the butter for plant-based butter.
Side Dish
New American
7
ingredients
7
steps
50
minutes
Chef Robin has more than 30 years of professional experience as a vegetarian caterer, private chef and executive chef, and as owner of one of London's top award-winning vegan restaurants. Living in London for many years gave Chef Robin a great knowledge of global cuisine, and she is excited to share her culinary expertise and best cooking techniques with you.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
4
large sweet potatoes
4 tblsp
butter or plant-based butter
1/4 cup(s)
brown sugar
1/4 cup(s)
maple syrup
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
finely ground black pepper

Directions 7 steps | 50 Minutes

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F. Measure and prep all ingredients.

Step 2

In a large pot with a steamer basket, steam the sweet potatoes for 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool.

Step 3

Once the sweet potatoes are cooled, peel and cut into quarters. Place sweet potatoes in a 9x13-inch baking pan.

Step 4

In a small saucepan, place the butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, cinnamon, salt and pepper.

Step 5

Over medium heat, melt the butter and cook until the brown sugar melts.

Step 6

Pour the brown sugar mixture over the sweet potatoes and bake for 20 minutes.

Step 7

Enjoy warm as a side to any meal. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
329
FAT
11.6 g
PROTEIN
2.7 g
CARBS
55.4 g

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Sarah D.

Sarah

02 Aug 2022

The perfect winter dinner side dish. So good!

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