Candied Blood Orange Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are one vegetable I can't live without. Use this simple recipe to get you started. Make ahead of time and serve through out the week.
Recipe type: Side dish or Main
Cuisine: California
Serves: 8
  • 1 pounds sweet potatoes (about 3 large)
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed blood orange juice
  • ⅛ cup maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon fresh peeled and grated ginger
  • ¾ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cardamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper
  • orange segments from 2-3 oranges
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Peel and dice the potatoes. Boil for 5 minutes. Drain.
  3. In a bowl add the remaining ingredients. Mix together.
  4. Spread the juice mixture on a sheet pan.
  5. Add the potatoes to the pan. Gently mix.
  6. Bake in the oven for 1 hour. Stirring every 15 minutes, until tender.
  7. Remove and serve warm.
  8. Garnish with cinnamon and orange segments.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at