Fancy Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Lynn Socko


In my never ending quest to find a new way to cook sweet potatoes, this idea came to me born out of three different sweet potato recipes I have posted. This will be on my table for Thanksgiving.


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10 Min
30 Min


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2 medium
sweet potato
coarse sea salt, opt
1/8 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
1/8 tsp
nutmeg opt.
1/4 c
brown sugar or agave or honey
1/4 c
olive oil (or melted butter)
1/4 c
panko bread crumbs
1/4 c
pecans, finely chopped

How to Make Fancy Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes


  • 1Cut ends off and peel sweet potatoes. Cut in half lenghtwise, and into large cubes. However you cut your potato, try to get all in the same size so they will cook evenly.
    Place pecans in food processor and pulse till very fine.
    NOTE: These can also be made using thin potato rounds.
  • 2Pour olive oil or melted butter in mixing bowl. Add salt, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar, Mix together wll. Add potatoes and mix by hand to ensure they are completely coated. Sprinkle on panko and pecans, and mix again. Grease cookie sheet with olive oil. Pour potatoes onto sheet, spread out so they are not bunched together. Scoop up any pecans not stuck to potatoes and place ontop.
  • 3Bake 400° for 30 min on middle rack.

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About Fancy Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #sweet, #pecans

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