Bourbon sweet potatoes

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

This makes a great a grown-ups’ Thanksgiving—or anytime—side dish. It’s also very good alongside ham.

Bourbon sweet potatoes
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Holiday
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Serves: 8 servings
  • 6 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup coconut palm sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into small pieces, or 1/4 cup softened coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place sweet potatoes on a foil-covered baking sheet. Bake until soft, 45 to 50 minutes. Let cool, peel, and cut into 1/2-inch slices.
  3. Coat a 9 x 13 pan or casserole dish with oil and place sweet potato slices in a single layer. Sprinkle on coconut palm sugar and dot with butter or coconut oil. Pour on bourbon.
  4. Bake 30 to 45 minutes. Let rest 15 minutes before serving.
Serving size: 4 ounces; Calories: 249; Fat: 6g; Saturated fat: 4g; Carbohydrates: 43g; Sugar: 4g; Sodium: 236mg; Fiber: 6g; Protein: 2g; Cholesterol: 15mg.

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