Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes and Apples in a white bowl with a fork over a white background
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5 from 9 votes

Sweet Potatoes and Apples with Cinnamon and Maple

Sweet Potatoes and Apples with Cinnamon and Maple combines tart apples, sweet potatoes and warm cinnamon and spices to make the perfect fall side dish! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 150
Author: Lauren

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3.5 cups sweet potatoes * diced from 3 medium potatoes
  • 3.5 cups apples * diced from 3 apples (I use Granny Smith)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium high heat.
  • Add the sweet potatoes and cook, stirring frequently, until almost tender, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Stir in the apples, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cover and continue to cook, stirring often, until the sweet potatoes and apples are fork tender, about another 5-10 minutes.
  • Drizzle with maple syrup, stir, and serve.

Notes

Tips and Techniques for the Best Sweet Potatoes and Apples

  • If you prefer a sweeter recipe, you can swap in a sweeter apple variety like Fugi or Gala.
  • Try to cut your sweet potatoes and apples into as evenly-sized pieces as possible. This will help them all cook at the same rate so that you don’t end up with mushy or hard pieces.
  • Store leftovers in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. Use within 4-5 days.
 
** Nutritional information is an estimate and may vary.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 362mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 11104IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg