Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes and Pears
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Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes and Pears

Submitted by: Mandy Yovanovic

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Servings: 6

This dish, full of delicious spices, makes a great side dish at any holiday dinner!


  • 2 lbs. sweet potato
  • 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 2 med. pear


Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet or large roasting pan with parchment paper.

Peel sweet potatoes, and cut into 1-inch chunks. In a large bowl, toss sweet potatoes with balsamic vinegar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves.

Transfer sweet potatoes to baking sheet with a slotted spoon. (Set aside bowl with remaining vinegar spice mixture for use with pears.)

Bake about 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, core pears and cut into 1-inch chunks. Place pears in bowl with reserved balsamic vinegar and spice mixture; toss until evenly coated. Add pears to baking sheet with potatoes and continue to bake until pears are golden and potatoes are fork-tender, about 25 minutes.