Roasted Maple Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries
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Roasted Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries

Roasted Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries will be a sure hit at your Thanksgiving celebration. The cranberries become so sweet and juicy when roasted with maple syrup and the sweet potatoes get a nice caramelization.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Author Karen Kelly

Ingredients

  • 1 package cubed sweet potatoes 32 oz.
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries washed
  • 3-4 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • juice of half an orange
  • olive oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Lay sweet potatoes out on a sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil, 2 tbsp maple syrup and bit of salt.
  • Lay cranberries on another sheet pan. Drizzle with 1 tbsp maple syrup. Stir.
  • Roast sweet potatoes for about 15 min, then put in pan of cranberries and cook both for about 10 minutes more. Cooking times will vary.
  • Do not overcook cranberries. They will start to burst when they are ready.
  • Toss all together and drizzle with a bit more syrup if necessary. Drizzle the fresh orange juice and top with orange zest.
  • Serve immediately.