Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Shallots

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Serves 4-6 people

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Shallots and Pecans

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Shallots and Pecans


• 4 small sweet potatoes (or 2 large), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
• 1/4 cup maple syrup
• 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
• 4 large shallots, peeled and thinly sliced
• 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
• 1/3 cup roasted pecans


1- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

2- In a large bowl add the sweet potatoes, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Mix them all and transfer them on a baking sheet.

3- Roast until golden brown and soft, about 20 to 30 minutes. Stir them once after 10 minutes.

4- Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-low heat, add 2 tablespoons olive oil and the sliced shallots, sauté until they caramelize.

5- Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of maple syrup, roasted pecans and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Lower heat to medium and cook until golden brown and caramelized, about 5 minutes.

6- Add the roasted sweet potato to the caramelized shallots mix them well and transfer to a serving dish.

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