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Melting Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Most Popular, Sides
Product Type: Broths & Stocks
Specialty Diet: Gluten Free
Servings: 4 people


Maple pecans:

  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup


  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Melt butter and add to a large bowl. Add sage, 2 teaspoons chopped 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 remaining teaspoon of chopped fresh thyme. Enjoy!