Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Lemon Juice

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Lemon Juice

Sweet and tangy side.
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 45 min 55 min 12


12 medium potato Sweet potato (chopped)
1/3 cup Maple syrup
2 tbsp Avocado oil (or butter)
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper (freshly ground, or to taste)


1. Preheat oven to 400F degrees.


2. Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a large baking dish. Combine maple syrup, avocado oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat.


3. Cover and bake the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes. Uncover, stir and cook, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender and starting to brown, 30 to 45 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 158
Calories from fat 22.0
Calories from saturated fat 2.7
Total Fat 2.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 171 mg
Potassium 459 mg
Total Carbohydrate 32 g
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
Sugars 10.5 g
Protein 2.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 1.9

Energy sources



Quick Tips:

To save time, buy ready-cut sweet potato cubes found at most grocery stores.

Nutritional Highlights:

Sweet potatoes

High in vitamins A, C, B5 and B6. They are also high in fiber and help with blood sugar regulation.

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