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Melting Sweet Potatoes
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5 from 2 votes

Melting Sweet Potatoes

Melting Sweet Potatoes are nicely caramelized on the outside and wonderfully creamy and soft inside. Oven roasted potatoes never tasted so good!
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/2 cup beef broth (or chicken o vegetable broth)


  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • Place sweet potato slices in a single layer in a 9x13-inch pan.  Do NOT use a glass pan.
  • Combine butter, olive oil, salt and pepper and pour over the sweet potatoes. Flip the potatoes over to make sure they are completely covered in the butter mixture.
  • Place in oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, flip each sweet potato over and return to oven for 15 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven. Flip over again. Add the garlic and beef broth to the pan and return to oven for 15 more minutes.