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Sea Salt Sweet Potatoes

These sweet potatoes are baked with a drizzle of maple syrup until they are tender and lightly browned then topped with pecans and a sprinkle of Morton® Coarse Sea Salt for a finishing touch that will turn this simple dish into something special.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
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2 lbs. (about 3 medium) Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

½ teaspoon Morton® Coarse Sea Salt, plus more for finishing

2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil

¼ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper

¼ cup Maple Syrup

¼ cup Pecan Pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and coat 9 in. x 13 in. baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a separate bowl, except for pecans.
  3. Arrange mixture in baking pan.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  5. Finish with a pinch of Morton® Coarse Sea Salt.
  6. And serve!