This is a nice twist on a classic side dish. The addition of good quality bacon ads a salty, savory element. View the full recipe at natashaskitchen.com

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Print Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Bacon
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 4 lbs yams
  • 1 head garlic
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 4-6 slices bacon chopped
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 4 lbs yams
  • 1 head garlic
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 4-6 slices bacon chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or Silpat.
  2. Slice the whole un-peeled garlic head in half horizontally (parallel with the roots). Peel and slice sweet potatoes into 3/4" thick pieces.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine sliced sweet potatoes, halved garlic head, 2 Tbsp olive oil, 1 Tbsp maple syrup, 1 tsp kosher salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper and toss to combine.
  4. Place in a single layer on prepared baking sheet with the garlic cut-side-up. Bake at 400˚F for 20 min. Remove from oven, stir the sweet potatoes, sprinkle pieces of bacon evenly over the top and bake another 25-30 min or until sweet potatoes are tender and bacon is crisp.
By | 2018-11-19T19:46:30+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Recipe|0 Comments