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In this easy vegetable side dish recipe, sweet potatoes are tossed with maple syrup, butter and lemon juice and are roasted until tender and golden brown. The delicious glaze that forms on these maple-roasted sweet potatoes transform this ultra-simple dish into something sublime.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2007

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total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

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  • Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Combine maple syrup, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat.

  • Cover and bake the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes. Uncover, stir and cook, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender and starting to brown, 45 to 50 minutes more.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Just before serving, reheat at 350°F until hot, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 18g; dietary fiber 1.9g; sugars 9.1g; fat 2g; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 5.1mg; vitamin a iu 11108.3IU; vitamin c 11.8mg; folate 3.8mcg; calcium 31.7mg; iron 0.4mg; magnesium 17.6mg; potassium 294.1mg; sodium 118.9mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 5g.
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