Meal Kit

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese

serves 6

Prep & Cook Time: 50-60 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Cook Within: 7 days

Contains: Milk

  • Vegetarian
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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 36 oz. Sweet Potato
  • 4 fl. oz. Orange Juice
  • Info
    2 oz. Goat Cheese
  • 1 fl. oz. Pure Maple Syrup
  • Info
    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • 4 tsp. Ancho Cinnamon Rub
  • 0.46 oz. Brown Sugar

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    230
  • Carbohydrates
    44g
  • Net Carbs
    38g
  • Fat
    4.5g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Sodium
    590mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Large Oven-Safe Casserole Dish

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Start the Sweet Potatoes

    Turn oven on to 425 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Prepare a casserole dish with cooking spray. For best results, use a 9x13".

    Peel sweet potatoes and slice into 1/4"-thick rounds.

    Shingle sweet potato rounds in prepared casserole dish. Season with 1/4 tsp. salt and top with 2 Tbsp. water.

    Cover tightly with foil. Bake covered in hot oven until slightly tender, 30-32 minutes.

    While sweet potatoes bake, continue recipe.

  2. 2

    Make the Syrup

    Bring a small pot with brown sugar, maple syrup, orange juice, ancho cinnamon rub (to taste), and 1/4 tsp. salt to a boil over medium heat.

    Once boiling, reduce to a simmer. Stir occasionally until slightly thickened, 4-6 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Stir in butter until melted and combined.

  3. 3

    Finish the Sweet Potatoes

    Carefully remove sweet potatoes from oven. Uncover and pour syrup over sweet potatoes.

    Cover again with foil. Bake again covered in hot oven, 30 minutes.

    For a glazed top, baste potatoes with syrup from bottom of dish by carefully tilting dish and using a spoon or turkey baster to collect and pour again over the top. Repeat every 10 minutes. Dish will be hot; use oven mitts!

    Remove from oven. Rest, 5 minutes.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping with goat cheese (crumbling if needed). Bon appétit!

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