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Cinnamon Sweet Potato Apple Bake

A perfect fall side dish for your real food table.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish

Ingredients

  • 2 medium apples, sliced (fuji, gala or honey crisp work great)
  • 2 medium (8-9 oz. each) sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/8th-1/4-inch. rounds
  • 3 Tbspghee or butter, divided (for vegan-friendly, sub coconut oil)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • Sea salt
  • Optional – 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • Optional – 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375℉.
  2. In a 9×13 inch casserole dish, combine the sweet potatoes, apples, 2 Tbsp. melted ghee or butter, water, and cinnamon.
  3. Mix until apples and sweet potatoes are evenly coated.
  4. Cover with foil and bake in the oven for 40 minutes.
  5. After 40 minutes, remove foil, add optional pecans, stir and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until sweet potatoes are cooked through to your liking.
  6. Remove from oven, toss or drizzle with 1 Tbsp. melted ghee or butter and dash with cinnamon and a little sea salt.
  7. Optional – Drizzle with a little maple syrup and top with additional chopped pecans.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6th of recipe
  • Calories: 130
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Sodium: 75 mg
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 22 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 1 g