Sweet potatoes with balsamic maple glaze

Sweet potatoes with balsamic maple glaze

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving: 4 People

This delicious recipe for sweet potatoes with balsamic maple glaze makes a great Thanksgiving side dish. And, sweet potatoes are full of dietary fiber, natural sugars, vitamin C, beta carotene, and vitamin A.


  • 1, 16-ounce bag Cut Sweet Potatoes, or peel and cut your own, 3/4-inch cubes, about 3 cup's worth
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup, divided
  • 5 tablespoons peeled and minced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon each, salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss sweet potatoes with 2 tablespoons oil and 2 tablespoons maple syrup until coated; transfer sweet potatoes onto a lightly oiled baking sheet; spread them out so that they roast evenly.
  3. Roast sweet potatoes in oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until fork tender, tossing halfway through.
  4. While sweet potatoes are roasting, sauté shallots in a small saucepan with 1 tablespoon oil until shallots are soft; add balsamic vinegar and remaining 1 tablespoon maple syrup; simmer over low heat for about 5 minutes until sauce is slightly reduced and thickened; remove from heat.
  5. Remove sweet potatoes from oven and transfer to medium serving bowl; drizzle with sauce and toss to coat.