Max's Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Looking for some healthier alternatives this Thanksgiving? Check out some of our team members' favorite healthy home recipes and tell us which one you're going to try this year! Starting off our Thanksgiving recipe series we have this tasty and simple recipe for a traditional side dish.

Hungry for a straightforward, classic, and easy Thanksgiving staple? Try this roast sweet potato recipe from our co-founder and President, Max Spielberg. It uses virgin olive oil instead of butter, and honey instead of sugar, to make a sweet-and-savory side dish fit for any Thanksgiving spread.

Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe


  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling potatoes after cooked
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Lay the sweet potatoes out in a single layer on a roasting tray. Drizzle the oil, honey, cinnamon, salt and pepper over the potatoes. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes in oven or until tender.

Take sweet potatoes out of the oven and transfer them to a serving platter. Drizzle with more extra-virgin olive oil.

Serve and have a great Thanksgiving!

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