Mr. Food: Caramelized Sweet Potato Crowns

 

What You’ll Need

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large unpeeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1-1/2-inch slices with ends discarded
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oil and salt; mix well. Add sweet potato slices and toss until evenly coated. Place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until fork-tender.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon, and butter until crumbly. Sprinkle on top of each potato and return to oven; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until sugar is melted and nuts start to toast up. Serve immediately.