Sweet Potato Bake
Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 10-12
  • 3 large sweet potatoes peeled & sliced thinly or with a mandolin
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup butter or non dairy margarine
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spray a 9x13 casserole dish with olive oil.
  3. Place sliced sweet potatoes in a large bowl.
  4. Pour maple syrup & butter over sweet potatoes and toss to coat using your hands. (It's sticky, so I recommend using gloves).
  5. Add ground cinnamon and toss again until well coated.
  6. Place one layer of sweet potato slices in casserole dish & sprinkle with pecans.
  7. Repeat layering sweet potatoes, finishing with pecans 3 more times.
  8. Pour excess liquid over the potato casserole.
  9. Cover with aluminum foil.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes.
  11. Remove foil and continue baking for 15 more minutes.
  12. Remove from oven, cut, and serve.
Recipe by Betsy Ramirez at http://betsyramirez.com/sweet-potato-bake/