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Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Bacon


This side pairs well with roasted chicken, fried eggs, or baked cod.

  • Servings: 4

Photography: Marcus Nilsson

Source: Everyday Food, October 2011


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 5 sprigs thyme
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. On a rimmed baking sheet, combine sweet potatoes, bacon, and thyme; season with salt and pepper. Roast until sweet potatoes are browned in spots and tender when pierced with a knife and bacon is crisp, about 30 minutes, stirring halfway through.

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  • dbrundidge
    15 DEC, 2011
    Wow! This recipe was posted on a Facebook friends page just around Thanksgiving. I tried it. It was the bomb! Let's not even talk about how easy it was to make. Up at 5:30am making it for our office holiday potluck. My whole house smells like Thanksgiving all over again.