2 Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Balsamic Drizzle Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



A dark, tart syrup of reduced balsamic vinegar (an inexpensive brand is fine) is a sexy accent for oven-roasted sweet potato wedges. When making the drizzle, be sure to stand over the pan near the end: it can go from perfectly caramelized to horribly burned in just a few moments. sweet potatoes, olive oil, salt, ground pepper, balsamic vinegar, honey, butter cvt

Recipe Ingredients for 2 Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Balsamic Drizzle

1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes (about 3 medium)
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
1 Freshly ground pepper to taste
1 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon butter

Recipe Directions for 2 Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Balsamic Drizzle

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.

  2. Peel sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges. Place on the prepared baking sheet, drizzle with oil and toss well. Spread the wedges in a single layer and bake until tender when pierced with a knife, 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from the oven; season with salt and pepper.

  3. Meanwhile, combine vinegar and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until syrupy and reduced to 1/3 cup, 12 to 15 minutes. (Watch the syrup carefully during the last few minutes of reducing to prevent burning.) Swirl in butter and remove from heat. Drizzle the warm sauce over the roasted sweet potatoes.

  4. NUTRITION INFORMATION: Per serving: 212 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 3 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 42 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 3 g fiber; 197 mg sodium.

  5. Nutrition bonus: Vitamin A (420% daily value), Vitamin C (30% dv).

  6. MAKE AHEAD TIP: The balsamic drizzle (Step 3) will keep in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop, adding a little water if the syrup has thickened too much, before drizzling over the roasted sweet potatoes.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 245.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
284
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
171mg
7%
Potassium
1438mg
41%
Total Carbohydrates
56.6g
19%
Dietary Fiber
7.0g
28%
Sugars
9.7g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin C
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