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Sweet Potato Raisin Honey Side Dish

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You know by now how crazy I am about everything sweet potato. Sweet potato raisin and honey is a popular side dish. At home and at times, we have it as part of our breakfast. It is a tasty side and I don’t have enough words to describe how awesome it tastes.

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I made a baked version sometimes back, but I like this version more. I have used raisins but you can omit it if you are not fond of it. You can use different nuts instead, or even sprinkle shredded coconuts. It depends on your taste and liking.

Making Sweet Potato Raisin Honey

To make this side dish Vegan, replace the honey with raw sugar and instead of butter use oil. I have tried both vegan and non-vegan versions and the taste is almost the same. Make sure you buy a good quality sweet potato, it makes a difference.

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If you want to go wild, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and enjoy a mind-blowing treat. Turning this side to a dessert is easy. Do not overdo it though, you are supposed to enjoy the flavor of sweet potato mixed with a blend of warm spices.

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If you ever made this recipe, please do let me know your thoughts in the comment box below. If you have sweet potato available at home, I suggest you make some NOW!

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Let’s get cooking!

sweet potato raisin butter

Sweet Potato Raisin Honey Side Dish

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Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 ½ tablespoon honey

Instructions

  • In a pan, add oil and butter, when the butter melts add the sweet potato.
  • Cook on medium high heat until the sweet potatoes are fork tender.
  • Add the rest of ingredients and mix well for 2 minutes. Turn off the heat, cover and let it sit for 4 minutes. Serve hot.
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35 Comments

  1. Very delicious! Save this for the coming Fall!

  2. This looks delicious. Sweet potatoes are loaded with nutrients and can be cooked in flash. Will definitely try this recipe.

  3. Sweet potatoes are such a tasty and healthy veggie. Your Sweet Potato Raisin Honey Side Dish sounds perfect for fall weather with the combination of sweet potatoes, raisins, and honey. Yummers!

  4. We love sweet potatoes and this dish looks new and interesting. I might have to try this out next week!

  5. I am a fan of sweet potatoes and while I am not sure if I would like the raisin component of this, it sounds wonderful! I usually do a bit of brown sugar with my sweet potatoes but I think I might like this even more.

  6. I’m so insanely excited that I ran across this recipe! I love sweet potatoes, but sometimes it’s hard to find good recipes for them. This one looks amazing!

    • munatycooking

      Thanks for stopping by :), this is a great recipe and it brings out the amazing flavor of sweet potato. I’m sure you’ll love it.

  7. Mmm, I do love sweet potatoes. This looks so fantastic. I must try it soon!

  8. It’s funny I have come across this recipe because it is only recently that I’ve discovered how wonderful sweet potato is in sweet dishes (Go figure haha). This sounds like a delicious treat to have. I recently added cocoa to sweet potato and was surprised at how sweet the potato actually was. Definitely a favourite of mine.

  9. This must be very tasty mere looking at it Just feel like practically taking a bite from my P.C.. Lol!!

  10. I love sweet potatoes! the taste and the texture! Not sure about the raisins though, not really my thing. But surely I could try the recipe

  11. Sweet potatoes and raisins! What’s not to like? Going to swap the butter for coconut oil and the honey for agave! Heaven! =D

  12. That looks delicious! I always do marshmallows with sweet potatoes, but this looks like a way better alternative!

  13. Oh my my look at that goodness waiting to be devoured! I can’t wait for the sweet potato season here. So many awesome things I want to try this year. yum!

  14. Wow this looks soo yumm !!! I would never think to put honey, raisins and potatoes together but it looks soo yummy !!!

  15. I am not a big fan of sweet potatoes in general. But as a flavor for other dishes or breads or pies I can imagine that it would be great. I would love to try out some of those other recipes.

  16. That actually looks really good. The raisins would go well with sweet potatoes.

  17. Love your site. You take some awesome pictures. I will definitely try the recipe since I love sweet potatoes.

  18. This recipe looks amazing! It looks like it will taste great!

  19. yummy!! my husband is on a sweet potato kick and I am too! This looks like something we definitely have to try. I love honey as well

  20. I love sweet potato and am a lways looking for new ways to serve it. This looks delicious.

  21. I love sweet potato! But we prepare them more as a fries 🙂 I’ve never tried to add something sweet to them so I will check that recipe

  22. I never thought of sweet potato with something sweet. How clever!
    Katja xxx

  23. I’ve been looking for more sweet potato recipes. Thank you so much for this!

  24. Rebecca Swenor

    I have been craving sweet potatoes for some reason so this recipe is something I am going to have to try. The baked sweet potatoes with honey butter sauce sounds so good too. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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