In this roasted sweet potato recipe, a touch of lime, along with real maple syrup, brown sugar and cinnamon, adds Caribbean-style zest to balance the natural sweetness of the potatoes.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2014




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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Combine maple syrup, brown sugar, butter, oil, salt, cinnamon and cayenne in a large bowl. Add sweet potatoes and toss until thoroughly coated. Transfer to a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Sprinkle lime zest over the sweet potatoes and gently stir to distribute.


Cut Down on Dishes: A rimmed baking sheet is great for everything from roasting to catching accidental drips and spills. For effortless cleanup and to keep your baking sheets in tip-top shape, line them with a layer of foil before each use.

Nutrition Facts

about 2/3 cup
138 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 24g; dietary fiber 3.3g; sugars 10.3g; fat 4.4g; saturated fat 1.5g; cholesterol 5.1mg; vitamin a iu 17742.7IU; vitamin c 20.6mg; folate 5.9mcg; calcium 44.7mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 26.2mg; potassium 451.5mg; sodium 228.3mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 5g.

1 starch, 1 fat