Are you looking for a delicious and healthy side dish to serve up at your next dinner party? Well, look no further than these Roasted Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes! This dish is not only healthy, but it is also incredibly flavorful and easy to make for the holidays. Plus, it’s sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. So what are you waiting for? Give this recipe a try today!
How to Make Holiday Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are healthy, versatile and delicious. There’s something about their orange color and slightly sweet taste that just makes us happy. They are a great way to add color and nutrition to your Thanksgiving feast. Plus, they’re a great source of fiber, potassium, and vitamin A. In this holiday-inspired recipe, we roast them with maple syrup and pecans for a sweet and savory side dish that everyone will love.
Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with a bowl of these warm maple roasted sweet potatoes. These spiced potatoes are roasted to perfection and then drizzled with maple syrup and pecans. The final touch is a sprinkle of dried cranberries.
This dish is easy to make and can be enjoyed as a side or main course. To make them, get started by preheating your oven to 450 degrees. Slice your sweet potatoes into thin pieces and place them on a baking sheet. Brush both sides of each slice with melted coconut oil. Next, bake the sweet potatoes for 20 to 25 minutes, until they’re soft.
Once they’re done baking, sprinkle the potatoes with cinnamon, drizzle with maple syrup, and top them with chopped pecans. Put them back in the oven for another five minutes. Finally, top your potatoes with dried cranberries before serving. Enjoy!
This recipe makes four servings. Each serving contains 191 calories. If you’re on a Nutrisystem weight loss plan, you can log it into your NuMi app journal as one SmartCarb, half of a PowerFuel and two Extras.
Roasted sweet potatoes are a classic holiday side dish that’s versatile. There are endless ways to spice them up! They can be roasted, mashed or even made into fries.
One of the best things about sweet potatoes is that they can be customized to suit any taste. For example, they can be spiced with ginger and served with a yogurt dip. Another delicious option is to sprinkle roasted sweet potatoes with cinnamon and sugar. This is a simple yet effective way to enhance the natural sweetness of the potatoes.
For something a little different, try topping them with crumbled bacon and chives. The combination of salty and crunchy turkey bacon with the creamy potatoes is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. You can also top them with chopped nuts, marshmallows, or even a dollop of whipped cream.
So next time you’re looking for a delicious side dish, don’t forget about roasted sweet potatoes. And don’t be afraid to get creative with your toppings. The possibilities are endless!
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Calories per Serving: 191
On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, ½ PowerFuel and 2 Extras
- 2 sweet potatoes, sliced into ½” slices
- 1 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
- 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
- ¼ tsp. cinnamon
- ¼ cup chopped pecans
- ¼ cup dried cranberries
- Preheat oven to 450°F. Place sweet potato slices on a baking sheet. Brush both sides with melted coconut oil.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, until soft.
- Sprinkle sweet potatoes with cinnamon, drizzle with syrup and top with chopped pecans. Cook for another 5 minutes.
- Top with dried cranberries before serving.