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sweet potato agrodolce

Sweet Potato Agrodolce

This roasted potato recipe is totally addictive. The tart, syrupy glaze turns them into a magical side dish that will soon be a fixture on your harvest table.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 people


  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch rounds
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 jalapeno or fresno chiles seeded and thinly sliced into rings
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3-4 fresh sage leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pepitas toasted
  • Kosher salt
  • fresh cracked pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Place the sweet potatoes in a large bowl and drizzle it with the oil, 1 Tablespoon of honey, and a big pinch of salt and pepper. Toss to coat evenly.
  • Transfer the potatoes to large rimmed baking sheets, spreading evenly.
  • Roast until caramelized, 20-25 minutes, flipping the potatoes halfway through.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring the chile, vinegar, and remaining 2 tablespoons of honey to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 4-6 minutes until syrupy.
  • When potatoes are finished, spoon the agrodolce over them.
  • Finish with the pepitas and sage and serve right away.
Keyword sweet potatoes, thanksgiving
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