Only four ingredients are needed to make these deliciously easy Honey Glazed Sweet Potatoes! It’s all made in minutes on the stovetop!
A SIMPLY DELICIOUS SIDE DISH
These Honey Glazed Sweet Potatoes show up not only during weeknight meals but at every single holiday meal as well. A bonus of this recipe is that it’s all done on the stovetop. So, if oven space is hard to come by during your holiday cooking, then this will be an easy, one-pan side dish to put together all on your stovetop.
TIPS FOR MAKING SWEET POTATOES:
If you’ve never cut sweet potatoes before, you may be surprised how difficult they can be to cut. So, it’s really important you have a good, sharp knife to slice them with. They don’t cut as easily as russet potatoes.
Want them to be a bit sweeter? Try adding a touch of brown sugar to the honey/cinnamon mixture.
INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)
- sweet potatoes
- olive or vegetable oil
- ground cinnamon
HOW TO MAKE HONEY GLAZED SWEET POTATOES:
Peel and dice sweet potatoes into cubes (about 1-inch.) In a large skillet, over medium heat, mix together the cubed sweet potatoes with oil. Give it all a good stir.
Cover and allow sweet potatoes to cook for about 15-20 minutes (stirring occasionally.) Sweet potatoes should be fork tender when thoroughly cooked. When potatoes are tender, add in honey and stir. Then add in ground cinnamon and stir.
Allow to cook for another 2-3 minutes. Then take off heat and serve! If you like your sweet potatoes a bit sweeter, feel free to add a touch of brown sugar to this.
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Honey Glazed Sweet Potatoes (+Video)
- 3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1-inch cubes
- 1/4 cup olive oil (or vegetable oil)
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Peel and dice sweet potatoes into cubes (about 1-inch thick).
- In a large skillet, over medium heat, mix together your cubed sweet potatoes with olive oil. Give it all a good stir.
- Cover and allow sweet potatoes to cook for about 15-20 minutes (stirring occasionally.) Sweet potatoes should be fork tender when ready.
- When potatoes are tender, add in honey and stir.
- Then add in ground cinnamon and stir. Allow to cook for another 2 minutes.
- Then take off heat and serve!
“The Country Cook” is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.
Originally published: October 2013
Updated & republished: October 2020