Honey Roasted Sweet Potato with Raisins and Walnuts

Recipe Level: Creative | Recipe Speed: Average | Season: All | Type:  Starchy Side | Diet: Vegetarian/GF


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 4 carrots
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil, or another oil you prefer
  • 2 tablespoons honey (or agave nectar to make it vegan)
  • 3/4 cup toasted walnuts
  • ½ cup flame raisins
  • Salt and pepper



  • Preheat oven to 375-degrees.
  • Wash sweet potatoes, cut in half from stem to stem, and cut into cubes.
  • Wash carrots, cut into thirds, and cut each third in half lengthwise. Slice the pieces into half-moons.
  • Place carrots and potatoes in a large baking dish. Toss with oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, stir, and return to the oven, checking every 15 minutes until the sweet potato chunks are tender.
  • Remove from oven, and add honey, raisins, and walnuts. Taste, and add more salt and/or pepper, if desired.
  • Finish in the oven for another 5 minutes.
honey roasted sweet potato with Raisins and Walnuts