Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes by

Chef Julia


Serves: 6-8


  • 5 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (about 2 lbs)
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1⁄3 cup honey
  • 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 oranges, zested
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp. fresh thyme
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamo)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line sweet potato slices in baking dish into neat rows.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine orange juice, melted butter, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, ginger, thyme, and orange zest. Stir thoroughly and evenly pour over sweet potatoes.
  4. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  5. While potatoes are baking, create topping mixture by combining brown sugar, cinnamon, and pecans in a small bowl.
  6. After 30 minutes, remove foil and sprinkle topping mixture over top. Set oven to 375°F and bake uncovered for another 30 minutes. Broil for 1-2 minutes until sweet potatoes are golden brown..

Sprinkle extra fresh thyme and orange zest for an extra flavor punch!