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A New Thanksgiving Tradition You're Sure to Love: Honey-Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Whipped Goat Cheese the perfect alternative to traditional baked sweet potatoes with marshmallows for Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving. A delicious vegetarian Thanksgiving dish

Honey Baked Sweet Potatoes With Whipped Goat Cheese

Looking for the perfect Thanksgiving side recipe? This these Honey-Roasted Baked Sweet Potatoes with Whipped Goat Cheese for a crowd pleaser!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Calories 1773 kcal


  • Sheet Pan
  • Parchment Paper
  • Food processor


  • 3-4 Medium Sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 3 tbsp Honey
  • 1/4 cup Pecans chopped
  • 8 ounces Goat Cheese
  • 4-6 tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Thyme stems removed
  • 1 tbsp Black Pepper freshly cracked
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • Olive Oil


Whipped Goat Cheese

  • In a food-processor combine the goat cheese, thyme, cracked pepper, and 4 tbsp of the heavy cream. Pulse until smooth. Add the rest of the heavy cream one tablespoon at time as needed to achieve a smooth cheese.

Honey-Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Pecans

  • Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • On a sheet pan, spread out the cubed sweet potatoes and sprinkle with the pecan pieces. Drizzle with olive oil, and honey.
  • Roast for 30 minutes, turning the potatoes about 15 minutes in. Roast until caramelized and the nuts are well toasted.
  • To serve, either smear the whipped goat cheese on the bottom of the plate and scoop the potatoes on top or top the potatoes with the whipped goat cheese. Finish with flakey sea salt and lemon thyme.


Calories: 1773kcalCarbohydrates: 199gProtein: 57gFat: 88gSaturated Fat: 49gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 27gCholesterol: 187mgSodium: 3560mgPotassium: 2646mgFiber: 25gSugar: 83gVitamin A: 99792IUVitamin C: 28mgCalcium: 637mgIron: 11mg
Keyword baked sweet potatoes, side dish, Thanksgiving, vegetarian
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