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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with apples and Maple-Sage Butter

A great side dish for Thanksgiving
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: potatoes
Servings: 6 people


  • Skillet


  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled, halved crosswise and cut like steak fries into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large granny smith apple cored, halved crosswise and cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage chopped
  • teaspoon maple syrup


  • Preheat oven to 475°F.
  • Toss the sweet potatoes with olive oil, salt and pepper and spread on a cookie sheet in a single layer. 
  • Roast in the top half of the oven for 10 minutes, then flip and roast for another 5 minutes.
  • While the potatoes are roasting, melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat until it starts to brown, about 1 minute. 
  • Add the apples in a single layer and brown on both sides, about 90 seconds per side. 
  • Then add the chopped sage and stir until wilted, about another 30 seconds. 
  • Remove from heat and fold in the lemon juice and maple syrup.  Scrape them into a serving bowl with a spatula and gently combine in the roasted potatoes. 
  • Serve immediately.