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Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

October 26, 2019

Honey Recipes

This time of year, sweet potatoes are an absolute staple in the diet. Eating just plain sweet potatoes, as good as they are, can get a bit boring after a few meals. So, we are going to offer two different versions of the same dish to liven up dinner time. This recipe is extremely easy to make and it is far healthier than your standard mashed or roasted Idaho potatoes.

Ingredients for Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes:

  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4c olive oil
  • 1/4c manuka honey
  • 1t ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2c heavy cream or milk (mashed only)
  • 2T butter (mashed only)
  • 1/4c maple syrup (mashed only)

To make cubed potatoes:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. On a large baking sheet, spray with nonstick spray or line with foil
  3. Lay out potatoes on tray in a single layer
  4. Drizzle potatoes with oil and honey
  5. Sprinkle cinnamon on potatoes and use salt and pepper to taste
  6. Roast in oven for 25-50 minutes
  7. Drizzle potatoes lightly with olive oil and serve

To makes mashed potatoes:

  1. Bring a large of water to a boil
  2. Cook potatoes for 20-30 minutes until tender
  3. Drain potatoes and return to pot
  4. Add cream, butter, cinnamon and honey to pot, the mash using hand masher
  5. Potatoes should be slightly lumpy
  6. Add maple syrup and mash again until syrup is mixed in completely
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste
  8. If potatoes are too thick to your liking, you can add a little more cream or milk to loosen them up

The cubed potatoes are far healthier than the mashed version, but you are definitely going to want to try that recipe for the holidays as a treat. Once you try that recipe, it will be hard to go back to regular mashed potatoes ever again!

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Recipe and photo via Food Network Video

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