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Maple Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Smoky, sweet and spicy all at the same time, these Maple Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes will be the new favorite side at your holiday dinner table, be it Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Course Sides
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 241kcal
Author Manju

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs sweet potatoes 2 large ones, cubed into 1 inch cubes, about 4 cups
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp olive oil use the kind of high heat, not extra virgin
  • 1 tsp dried chipotle chili flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 sprig thyme for garnish, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Mix together maple syrup, olive oil, chipotle chili flakes, salt and black pepper.
  • Spread the sweet potato cubes on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and pour the chipotle maple mix onto it. Mix well.
  • Bake for 30 mins, rotating the tray half way through.
  • Garnish with a little thyme and serve hot.

Notes

You can use chipotle peppers in adobo sauce instead of dried chipotle chili flakes. You may need to chop it up and mash well before adding to the rest of the ingredients.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 677mg | Potassium: 596mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 24132IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg