sweet and salty roasted sweet potatoes Thanksgiving side dish

Sweet and Salty Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This Sweet and Salty Roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe makes an easy crowd-pleasing side dish. No one can resist these sweet potatoes with brown sugar.
Course Side Dish
Keyword christmas, easter, easy recipe, easy side, potatoes, sweet potatoes, thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Author Julie Blanner


  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp butter melted
  • salt {from a grinder} to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Peel and cut sweet potatoes into cubes. 
  3. In a large bowl toss in melted butter and 3/4 c brown sugar.
  4. Pour into a baking dish or shallow roasting pan.
  5. Bake 45 minutes or until tender, stir and garnish remaining brown sugar and sea salt.

Recipe Notes

Adjust sugar & salt to your preference.