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Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These quick and easy Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes are roasted until tender, sliced and drizzled with a melted honey butter and paprika sauce. Recipe adapted from Cooking Light.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: American, Western
Keyword: holiday side dish, holiday vegetable, roasted sweet potatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 241kcal


  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate arils


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork and place potatoes on a lined baking sheet pan. Bake for 1 hour or until tender. Allow to cool slightly and slice potatoes in half horizontally. Arrange cut side up in a serving dish.
  • Combine butter, honey, and paprika in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 1 minute. Drizzle honey butter mixture evenly over potato halves. Sprinkle potato halves with cilantro, pomegranate arils and sea salt flakes (optional).


  1. Pomegranate arils and sea salt flakes are optional. Feel free to omit or substitute kosher salt for the flakes.


Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 525mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 19560IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1.2mg