Recipe courtesy of Aida Mollenkamp
Show: Ask Aida
Episode: Southern Comfort
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Spiced Maple Sauce
Total:
52 min
Active:
2 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
52 min
Active:
2 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Heat oven to 450 degrees F and arrange rack in the middle.

While oven heats, place pecans on a baking sheet to toast until they smell nutty and are slightly darker, about 5 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.

Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet, drizzle with oil. Season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper, and toss to coat. Roast until golden brown and tender when pierced with a knife, about 40 to 45 minutes.

Meanwhile, melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. When it foams, stir in maple syrup and cayenne and let cook briefly, about 1 minute. Serve sweet potatoes with a drizzle of maple butter and a scattering of pecans.

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