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sweet potatoes with marshmallows

Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows

This vegan side dish uplifts the usually lovely sweet potato to an even more decadent and magical level. Sticky sweet in all the right places.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Kathy Patalsky

Equipment

  • baking dish
  • potato peeler

Ingredients

  • 3-4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 7-10 vegan marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup vegan butter
  • 3 tbsp fresh orange or tangerine juice optional
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Rinse and peel potatoes. Slice into rounds. You can slice as thick or thin as desired, but remember that thick rounds will need a bit longer to bake. Tip: slice about 1/4-1/2 inch wide.
  • Lay the sweet potatoes into your baking dish. Slide the rounds apart a bit so they have some room to breathe.
  • Pour the optional citrus juice over top the potatoes. Optional: zest some of the citrus peel over top for extra citrus flavor.
  • Sprinkle the cinnamon and coconut sugar over top the potatoes.
  • Slice up the butter and add in pieces over top the potatoes.
  • Add 2-3 marshmallows to the pan. Stuff then under and in between the potatoes so they are not right on top. Cover with foil.
  • Bake at 425, covered, for 35 minutes. Then remove the foil and add the remaining marshmallows over top. Bake for an additional 5-10 minutes to melt and brown marshmallows.
  • Serve warm.

Nutrition Estimate

Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 9718IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg