Maple Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe
If you’re looking for a great healthy eating recipe for your Thanksgiving dinner, here’s a tasty, low calorie sweet potato recipe. This recipe came to us from EatingWell.
Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms this ultra-simple dish into something sublime.
|2-1/2 Pounds Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-1/2" pieces (about 8 cups)|
|1/3 Cup Pure Maple Syrup|
|2 Tablespoons Butter – melted|
|1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice|
Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9×13" 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.
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Makes 12 servings (1/2 cup per serving)
|Cholesterol: 5 mg|
|Carbohydrates: 19 g|
|Protein: 1 g|
|Fiber: 2 g|
|Sodium: 118 mg|
|1-1/2 Carbohydrate Servings|
|Exchanges: 1-1/2 Starch, 1/2 Fat|