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Clean Eating Valentine's Maple Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Valentine's Maple Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

A wonderfully tasty way to show somebody you love just how you feel!

Course Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Yield 3 servings
Calories 244 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 3 tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt (plus more to taste after baking)
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Peel and slice your sweet potato. I recommend no thicker than 1/4 inch. But really, more important that thickness is that all the pieces are uniform in thickness, otherwise they won't all bake at the same rate.

  2. In a pot, melt the butter and mix in the maple syrup, cinnamon and salt.

  3. Place the sweet potato hearts in the pot and stir to coat the hearts.

  4. Pour into a small casserole dish and bake at 350 F. for approximately 30-40 minutes or until the potatoes are soft and cooked through.

  5. Allow to cool a bit, salt as needed and serve.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data given here is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Valentine's Maple Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Amount Per Serving (0.33 the recipe)
Calories 244 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 182mg8%
Potassium 415mg12%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 16450IU329%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.