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Maple Roasted Sweet PotatoesMaple Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Prepared by: Susan Mills-Gray,
Nutrition Specialist,
University of Missouri Extension
November 30, 2014


Yield: 8 servings



  • 2½ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1½-inch pieces (about 8 cups)
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish.
  2. Combine maple syrup, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat.
  3. 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.



Nutrition information per serving

Calories: 96

Total Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 118mg

Total Carbohydrate: 19g

Protein: 2g

Dietary Fiber: 8g





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