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Maple Bacon Sweet Potatoes Recipe

The sweet taste from the maple and potatoes, combine with the savory taste of bacon, to create something truly magical and delicious.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Side Dish, maple bacon sweet potatoes, potato side dish, Sweet Potatoes
Servings: 6
Calories: 320kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Aluminum Foil

Ingredients

  • 6 sweet potatoes diced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spread potatoes out in an even layer.
  • Drizzle olive oil over potatoes.
  • Place in oven and and bake for 40 minutes.
  • While the potatoes are cooking, cook bacon in a pan until you reach desired doneness.
  • Sprinkle bacon with fresh cracked pepper and cut into small pieces.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine cooked sweet potatoes and bacon.
  • Pour maple syrup over potatoes and bacon and stir gently until well combined.

Notes

  • We recommend using any type of sweet bacon for this recipe. An Applewood smoked bacon, a hickory bacon, or even a peppered bacon would tastes good with this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 822mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 32063IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1mg