Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Nov 21, 2019

Ingredients:

  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon maple or vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped and toasted
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lay the sweet potatoes out in a single layer on a roasting tray. Drizzle the oil, honey, cinnamon, extract, salt and pepper over the potatoes. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes in oven or until tender. Chop pecans and spread out on a lightly sprayed baking sheet. Toast in preheated oven for 5 minutes. Watch them, they will toast quick! Take sweet potatoes out of the oven and transfer them to a serving platter. Top with toasted pecans. Serves 8 (1/2 cup servings)

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 284 Protein: 2.5g Carbs: 35.8g Fat: 16.5g

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