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Honey Persian Lime Baked Sweet Potato Bites

If you have a sweet tooth and you are looking for a sweet snack, appetizer or side dish, you’ll love this recipe. All you need is a few ingredients and sweet potato. This is the first time I made this but, it turned out better than I expected. It’s sweet and savoury.

Baking Sweet Potato Bites
Baking Sweet Potato Bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 2-3 tbsps of raw honey (or honey)
  • 1 tsp of nutmeg
  • 1 tsp of lime juice
  • 1 tbsp of Persian Lime Olive Oil (infused speciality olive oil – substitute with regular olive oil and add an extra tsp of lime juice if you can’t find it)
  • 1 tsp of basil
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • black pepper
  • salt

 

Sweet Potato cut into small cubes
Sweet Potato cut into small cubes

 

Sweet Potato bites on baking sheet
Sweet Potato bites on baking sheet

Directions:

  1. Melt butter and honey in microwave for 30 seconds in small microwavable bowl
  2. Mix in nutmeg, lime juice basil and a pinch of black pepper and salt to the butter and honey.
  3. Clean and peel sweet potato
  4. Cut sweet potato into small cube pieces
  5. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees Celsius
  6. Add sweet potato with baking sheet
  7. Pour olive oil over the sweet potato along with the honey and butter mixture
  8. Mix the ingredients together with your hands or spoons so that the sweet potato almost looks glazed and spread evenly over baking sheet
  9. Bake for 45 minutes and turn/mix sweet potato every 10 so the sweet potato gets baked on each side and doesn’t burn
  10. Remove from baking dish and let cool for a couple minutes
  11. Serve and enjoy
Honey Persian Lime Baked Sweet Potato Bites
Honey Persian Lime Baked Sweet Potato Bites

I really enjoyed the sweetness of this dish as the honey and butter almost caramelises over the sweet potato bites.  I hope you enjoy this recipe too. Warning: it’s a bit sticky but, addictive.

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