Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Dried Cherries Recipe

Recipe Category: Vegan

Spiced Sweet Potatoes With Dried Cherries Recipe


Makes 4 servings

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne
  • salt
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cherries


  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat
  2. Add the onion, cover and cook for 5 minutes
  3. Add the sweet potatoes, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes
  4. Add the water, maple syrup, lemon juice, chili powder, allspice, cayenne and salt to taste
  5. Cook, stirring frequently, until the potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes longer
  6. About 2 minutes before ready to serve, stir in the cherries
  7. Serve immediately

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