Fancy Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

9
Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 medium
    sweet potato
  • pinch
    coarse sea salt, opt
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 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

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut 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.
  2. Pour 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.
  3. Bake 400° for 30 min on middle rack.

Printable Recipe Card

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



Show 32 Comments & Reviews

12 Insanely Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Desserts

12 Insanely Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Desserts


Is there anything more magical than pairing chocolate and peanut butter in a dessert? Rich, sweet chocolate blended with creamy, salty peanut butter… it’s a heavenly flavor match. These 12 insanely good chocolate peanut butter desserts will satisfy a chocolate or peanut butter craving.

10 Fluffy Doughnut Recipes

10 Fluffy Doughnut Recipes


What’s better than a warm doughnut in the morning? It’s a nice treat but running out to the bakery to pick up a pack while the hot sign is flashing isn’t always an option. We’ve found 10 from scratch doughnut recipes that look irresistible. There is a mix of yeast, cake, filled, and glazed doughnuts. […]

Salad Ideas for Tonight’s Dinner

Salad Ideas for Tonight’s Dinner


During the summer, I have a hearty salad for dinner at least once a week. Sometimes I’ll add grilled meat and other times I like to switch things up with fresh fruit. A green salad doesn’t have to be basic and these Blue Ribbon recipes prove that. Gwendolyn Kenitzer’s (Lakewood, CO) Cider House Steak Salad […]