These Maple Roasted sweet potatoes are the perfect accompaniment with any main dish. They are low in calories and the vegetables are good for you too.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: maple, veggies
Skill Level: Intermediate
Author: Marilyn Lesniak
2 1/2poundssweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 8 cups)
1/3cuppure maple syrup
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Combine maple syrup, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat.
Cover and bake the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes. Uncover, stir and cook, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender and starting to brown, 45 to 50 minutes more.