Maple Orange Sweet Potatoes Recipe

This is a comforting side to accompany pork dishes. Sweet potatoes may also be mashed with sauce mixed in.

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel sweet potato and cut in half lengthwise. Lay in oven proof casserole dish.

In saucepan, stir maple syrup, arrowroot powder, orange peel and salt together. Add orange juice and coconut oil slowly. Heat, stirring constantly until it thickens. Boil one minute. Pour over sweet potatoes. Cover dish and bake one hour, covering potatoes with sauce occasionally.


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