Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Cognac Chestnuts

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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, toss sweet potatoes with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Spread potatoes out on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Roast, stirring occasionally and rotating the pan after about 25 minutes, until the potatoes are tender and golden around the edges, 45-50 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large frying pan over medium heat, fry bacon until crisp then drain all but 2 TBS of the fat out of the pan.
  • Transfer the bacon to a plate and blot with paper towels.
  • In the remaining bacon grease add chestnuts and saute, stirring, until heated through, 2-3 minutes.
  • Return bacon to the pan along with the roasted sweet potatoes and green onions. Stir to mix, adjust seasonings and serve immediately.
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