Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Pears
This is a perfect side dish for a crowd! It fits well with brisket, turkey or any lean meat. Enjoy!
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
3 firm Bartlett pears, seeded and cut into cubes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
¼ cup orange juice
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon kosher salt
½ cup pecan halves
¾ cup golden raisins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a large casserole dish add sweet potato and pear cubes. Gently mix in remaining ingredients until all are well coated.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover, gently mix and bake for another 30-45 minutes. Mix again and serve immediately, enjoy!
Serves 14165 calories, 4 g fat, 0 mg chol, 8 mg sodium, 5 g fiber, 2 g protein
Tips and Twists:
This recipe works well with a variety of different fruits such as prunes, figs or apples. Also, many different nuts can be substituted to meet your preferences. Mix it up to please all of your guests!
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