Melting Sweet Potatoes with Maple Butter
  • Cooking Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ cup low-sodium vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  1. 1) Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 500 degrees F
  2. 2) Toss sweet potatoes, butter, oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Arrange in a single layer in a 9-by-13-inch metal baking pan. (Do not use a glass dish, which could shatter.) Roast, flipping once, until browned, 25 to 30 minutes
  3. 3) Whisk broth, maple syrup and lemon juice together in a measuring cup. Carefully add the mixture to the pan. Continue roasting until most of the liquid is absorbed and the sweet potatoes are very tender, 5 to 8 more minutes. Serve hot
A simple sweet potato that can be made into a sweet and savory side dish