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Melting Sweet Potatoes

  • 10 min
    Prep Time
  • 1 hr
    Total Time
  • 4 people
  • 344 per 1 serving


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage leaves
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 sweet potato, peeled and sliced in 1-inch thick rounds
  • 1 1/2 cups Pacific Foods™ Organic Free Range Chicken Broth, Low Sodium
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 475°F.  Melt butter and add to a large bowl. Add sage, thyme, cinnamon, black pepper, and sea salt. Mix to combine. Add sliced sweet potatoes and stir to coat completely in mixture. Add potatoes to a large metal baking dish in a single layer. 

  • Step 2

    Bake potatoes 15 minutes. Remove from oven, flip potatoes, and bake another 15 minutes. Remove potatoes from oven and carefully add broth to dish. Carefully place back in the oven and bake for a final 15 minutes. 

  • Step 3

    While potatoes roast, caramelize pecans: add butter to a skillet over medium heat. Add in pecans and toss to combine. Saute for 2-3 minutes. Add maple syrup and cook for another 5-7 minutes, or until pecans are caramelized and syrupy. Remove from heat. Add melted sweet potatoes to a dish and garnish with caramelized pecans and additional chopped fresh thyme, if desired. Enjoy!

Calories 344
Total Fat 24 g
Sat. Fat 10.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 375 mg
Total Carb 30 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 15 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 2 %DV
Calcium 5 %DV
Iron 6 %DV
Potassium 8 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.