Sweet & Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Sweet and spicy are delicious together. And this recipe for sweet potatoes is sure to bring everyone to the table.

Servings
8
Active Time
15 minutes
Total Time
55 minutes
Sweet & Spicy Sweet Potatoes

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with foil. Peel potatoes (if desired) and cut into 1-inch cubes; melt butter.

2. Place in large mixing bowl: butter, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, red pepper, and salt; whisk until smooth. Stir in potatoes until well coated. Arrange potatoes in single layer on baking sheet; bake 35–40 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and golden.

3. Meanwhile, place pecans and maple syrup in small saucepan on medium-low; cook 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until warm. Spoon pecan mixture over potatoes. Serve.

Ingredients

  • Nonstick aluminum foil

  • 4 large sweet potatoes

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon)

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

  • 3/4 cup maple syrup

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Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with foil. Peel potatoes (if desired) and cut into 1-inch cubes; melt butter.

2. Place in large mixing bowl: butter, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, red pepper, and salt; whisk until smooth. Stir in potatoes until well coated. Arrange potatoes in single layer on baking sheet; bake 35–40 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and golden.

3. Meanwhile, place pecans and maple syrup in small saucepan on medium-low; cook 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until warm. Spoon pecan mixture over potatoes. Serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES 260kcal; FAT 11g; SAT FAT 4g; TRANS FAT 0g; CHOL15mg; SODIUM 270mg; CARB 41g; FIBER 3g; SUGARS 27g; PROTEIN 2g; POTASSIUM 6%; VIT D 0%; CALC 6%; IRON 6%

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