Sephardic Sweet Potatoes and Squash

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 55 mins

I was looking through (forgive me) another recipe site, and found this. I have been making it for the last four Thanksgivings. It has become a "traditional" Thanksgiving side dish (and for any other meal). I made it the first year and brought it to my daughter-in-law's house, now three years later, she is making it for Thanksgiving.It can be used with chicken and pot roast too) The peeling & cutting of the potatoes and squash is a little bit of a bother, but it's worth the work. You will love this dish! I usually double the ingredients so we will have leftovers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Peel the squash and sweet potatoes.
  3. Cut both the sweet potatoes and the squash into 1 inch cubes. Place most of the oil in the pan (I use a 9-inch13"), and add the sweet potatoes and the squash and bake, covered with aluminum foil for about 20 minutes.
  4. After 20 minutes is up, remove dish from oven and remove foil.
  5. Add cranberries (I use more than 1/4 cup).
  6. Sprinkle the sugar and cinnamon on top and dribble with remaining oil (again, I use a little more of the sugar, cinnamon and oil).
  7. Bake uncovered at 375°F for 30-35 minutes, or until well browned.
Most Helpful

This was so good! I doubled the brown sugar just because I knew my kids wouldn't eat it if I didn't. I used a butternut squash and several of the tiniest yams I have ever seen. I didn't have any dried cranberries, but I did have some in a bag of trail mix that has been sitting around and no one has been eating, so I picked them out and rinsed them. Lol. I'm sure I'll be making this again. Thank you!

ChipotleChick February 15, 2010

I love this dish. Made it for Thanksgiving and making it again today for Christmas. Thank you for a new holiday staple.

tupre2003 December 25, 2009