Maple Bacon Sweet Potatoes

You haven’t lived until you try these. I love bacon, sweet potatoes and bacon so I thought to myself, “Why haven’t I combined these yet?” So I did it. And I keep on doing it. We’ve had it for breakfast, lunch and dinner this week. The flavors of sweet and savory are beautiful. I promise this recipe will change your life.

Maple Bacon Sweet Potatoes

20 minPrep Time

1 hrCook Time

1 hr, 20 Total Time

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  • 4-6 sweet potatoes (diced)
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spread potatoes out in an even layer.
  3. Drizzle olive oil over potatoes.
  4. Place in oven and and bake for 40 minutes.
  5. While the potatoes are cooking, cook bacon in a pan until you reach desired doneness.
  6. Sprinkle bacon with fresh cracked pepper and cut into small pieces.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine cooked sweet potatoes and bacon.
  8. Pour maple syrup over potatoes and bacon and stir gently until well combined.

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