Cinnamon and Sugar Sweet Potatoes

We may earn money from the companies or products mentioned in this post.

When you’re craving Sweet Potato Pie and Pecan Pie, combine the two for a Cinnamon and Sugar Sweet Potato side dish. This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you click through and make a purchase. 

I got this crazy idea to try and recreate a sweet potato and pecan pie as a healthier side dish for our Sunday Pork Roast. I’m kind of new to using sweet potatoes still, so I wasn’t sure how it would turn out.

It actually just started as roasted sweet potatoes, but as I started cutting the sweet potato up, I thought I didn’t really want to turn on the oven. That was followed by trying to decide what spices to use. When I tossed in cinnamon and sugar, that’s when the idea of pie popped into my head.  So I hit the cupboard and found my bag of chopped pecans. It all came together so nicely.

The cinnamon and sugar added a nice little extra sweetness, that helped the kids enjoy the potatoes. YAY!  
 
I hope you enjoy these as well.  I wish I could tell you exactly how to make the cranberry gravy I had with this as well, but since it came off the pork roast and I just thickened it up, I’ll have to try and recreate it soon.
 
Cinnamon and Sugar Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes and Pecans make this decadent side dish everyone will love
Write a review
Print
Ingredients
  1. 1 large Sweet Potato
  2. 1 TBS Butter
  3. 1 TBS and 1 tsp Cinnamon Sugar Mix
  4. 2-3 TBS chopped Pecans
Instructions
  1. Peel and chop the Sweet Potato.
  2. In a frying pan, melt the butter, and add the sweet potatoes.
  3. Fry for about 5 minutes, and add the cinnamon sugar mixture and pecans.
  4. Fry for another 5-10 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked through, and slightly browned.
  5. Serve warm.
Home Maid Simple http://www.homemaidsimple.com/

Do you love Sweet Potatoes?


14 thoughts on “Cinnamon and Sugar Sweet Potatoes

  1. Adelina – I LOVE sweet potato, and with cinnamon it's a hit dish for me!!
    Be sure I'm going to make it
    Thank you for the recipe and for the party and have a good weekend

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.