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Brown Sugar Pecan Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Brown Sugar Pecan Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Only 4 ingredients! This Brown Sugar Pecan Roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe is delicious and easy to make! Perfect side for the holidays or any day!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 250kcal
Author: MinShien


  • 2 large sweet potatoes ~ 1.5 lbs
  • 4-5 tbsp salted butter
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Scrub sweet potatoes, peel, and dice into 1-2 inch cubes. Transfer potatoes to a large mixing bowl.
  • Melt salted butter and chop up pecans. 
  • Add brown sugar, chopped pecans and melted butter to sweet potatoes. Mix well to evenly coat sweet potatoes.
  • Transfer sweet potatoes to a baking sheet, and spread them out. Do not overlap the sweet potatoes.
  • Bake for ~40 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!



Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 16326IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg
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