Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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These Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes are a simple and flavourful side dish! Just 5 ingredients: sweet potatoes tossed in maple syrup, butter, paprika and cinnamon, make a delicious combination.


Units Scale
  • 8 cups cubed sweet potato (1/2 inch pieces) (about 4 medium sweet potatoes)
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup melted butter


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into 1/2 inch cubes.
  3. Add the sweet potatoes to a roasting pan.
  4. Pour the maple syrup over the sweet potatoes and toss together.
  5. Sprinkle on the paprika and cinnamon, and combine.
  6. Drizzle the melted butter over the sweet potatoes.
  7. You can season with a little bit of salt and pepper at this stage if you like.
  8. Bake uncovered for 1 hour, making sure to stir every 15 minutes or so.
  9. The dish is ready when the sweet potatoes are tender and browning, and the syrup has thickened.

Keywords: oven roasted sweet potatoes, maple roasted sweet potatoes, sweet potato side dish