Roasted sweet potato cubes are quickly sauteed with molasses, cinnamon and cayenne pepper and served with browned sage and chopped pecans.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with foil. Coat sweet potatoes with 3 tablespoons oil. Place on prepared baking sheets. Bake 28 to 32 minutes until fork tender.

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  • Heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sage leaves. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove with slotted spoon.

  • Add sweet potatoes to skillet. Cook 2 minutes over medium-high heat. Add molasses, cinnamon and red pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until molasses thickens. Season with salt. Place in serving dish. Top with crumbled sage leaves and pecans.

Nutrition Facts

481 calories; protein 5.4g 11% DV; carbohydrates 75.7g 24% DV; fat 19g 29% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 173.3mg 7% DV. Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2018
I didn' use both methods - I whisked together the oil and molasses tossed the sweet potatoe cubes in it and seasoned with salt pepper and sage (totally forgot the cinnamon) then just roasted for about 40 minutes stirring occasionally. Good flavor not overly sweet. We really liked these! Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/27/2019
Potatoes wind up too dry. They were OK but probably won't make them again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2018
I didn' use both methods - I whisked together the oil and molasses tossed the sweet potatoe cubes in it and seasoned with salt pepper and sage (totally forgot the cinnamon) then just roasted for about 40 minutes stirring occasionally. Good flavor not overly sweet. We really liked these! Read More
Rating: 3 stars
12/26/2019
Potatoes wind up too dry. They were OK but probably won't make them again. Read More