Roasted Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes
Maple Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes taste just like sweet potato casserole but healthier! Diced sweet potatoes are covered in a delicious marinade of olive oil, real maple syrup, spices, cinnamon and roasted to perfection in the oven.
Servings 6 people (.5 cup each)
- 3 cups chopped & peeled sweet potatoes about 2 large sweet potatoes, chopped into larger bite-sized pieces (1 inch)
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup NOT pancake syrup
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Heat oven to 425°. Prepare a cookie sheet by lining with parchment paper or tin foil, and spray it with cooking spray. You could also just spray the cookie sheet with cooking spray too.* Make sure the cookie sheet you are using has sides on it.
Combine the chopped sweet potatoes, olive oil, maple syrup, salt, pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a mixing bowl. Stir together until all the potatoes are coated.
Dump onto the prepare cookie sheet, spreading out the potatoes to ensure that none are touching, and bake for 15-20 minutes. Stir the potatoes half way through cooking time.
Pure Maple Syrup : This is not the same thing as pancake syrup. It's 100% pure maple syrup and you will find it near the the pancake syrup in the grocery store.
Sweet Potatoes : Peel the skin off and chop into larger bite-sized pieces. About 1-inch.
Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 9434IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg