Chipotle- and Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Recipes, Sides

A tasty combination of spicy and sweet, this vegetable side dish is delicious alongside tacos or roasted pork loin. The roasted sweet potatoes also make a good filling; roll them up in warm tortillas and top with a dollop of sour cream. Since the recipe calls for just a small amount of the chipotle chiles, store the rest in a small airtight container in the freezer for up to 1 month.

 

Chipotle- and Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 or 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, minced
  • 3 Tbs. pure maple syrup
  • 1 Tbs. canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 lb. (500 g) sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch (6-mm) dice

Directions

 

1. Preheat an oven to 450°F (230°C). Coat a baking sheet lightly with cooking spray.

 

2. Put the chipotle chile or chiles (depending on how spicy you’d like your potatoes) in a large bowl. Add the maple syrup, oil and salt and whisk to mix well. Add the sweet potatoes and toss to coat.

 

3. Spread the sweet potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake, stirring once, until tender and caramelized, 25 to 30 minutes. Serve immediately. Serves 4.

 

 

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For this and more ideas for tacos you’ll want to serve every night of the week, check out our new Taco Night, by Kate McMillan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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