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Maple Baked Purple Sweet Potatoes

A recipe for maple baked purple sweet potatoes. It is an easy side dish with a wonderful color and will brighten up any meal.
Course Side
Cuisine American Southern
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Author Renee Dobbs

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds purple sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Peel potatoes and slice into 1/2-inch pieces. Cover the potatoes with water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook until just tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Drain potatoes and arrange the slices in a single layer in a large gratin dish.
  4. Season potatoes with salt and pepper.
  5. Cut the butter into small pieces and dot the potatoes with butter.
  6. Combine syrup with water and pour over potatoes.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn potatoes over and bake for 30 minutes longer, or until tender.

Recipe Notes

A recipe for maple baked purple sweet potatoes. It is an easy side dish with a wonderful color and will brighten up any meal.