Kid-friendly Sweet Potato Side Dish with Leeks with Honey

If you are looking for a kid-friendly vegetable dish, these sweet potatoes and leeks pan-fried with honey is perfect for you. The sweet potatoes caramelize to make a delicious side-dish for any night of the week.

Sweet Potato and Leeks with Honey makes a delicious kid-friendly side dish.

Today is all about simplicity.

Allergy friendly side dish

No long ingredient lists, complicated steps, or hard to find ingredients. Just an easy sweet potato side dish recipe that is perfect all year round. This dish is paleo, vegan, and totally kid-friendly.

Do you ever need an easy recipe that is simple to make? Our family loves sweet potatoes. No matter how picky my kids are, this is the one vegetable they will always eat.

This sweet potato and leeks with honey recipe is a delicious side dish recipe the whole family will love.

Simple Whole Food Ingredients

Sweet potatoes, leeks, coconut oil, and honey. Just four ingredients, yet these four ingredients yield a wonderful flavor. The honey caramelizes to creates a glaze on the sweet potatoes.

This side dish is a tasty accompaniment to any dish, including spicy foods.

Things You Need To Make This Recipe:

  1. Cast iron skillet. This is the best pan to make your sweet potatoes caramelize in high heat.
  2. Coconut oil is my favorite oil when cooking with high heat.
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Sweet Potato and Leeks with Honey
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Easy kid-friendly sweet potato and leeks side dish.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 143 kcal
Author: Sandi Gaertner
Ingredients
  • 4 sweet potatoes sliced
  • 2 leeks sliced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large cast iron skillet, heat oil on medium heat.
  2. Add sweet potatoes and leeks.
  3. Cook until done. (The sweet potatoes will be soft if you stick a fork in it.)
  4. Turn heat to low.
  5. Drizzle with honey.
  6. Toss to coat.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Nutrition facts per serving (1person)
143kcal | Fat: 4g | Saturated fat: 4g | Monounsaturated fat: 2g | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 345mg | Carbohydrates: 24g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Protein: 1g | Vitamin A: 255.8% | Vitamin C: 6.8% | Calcium: 4.4% | Iron: 6.4%

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Comments

  1. This dish is 100% up my alley. Sweet potatoes and leeks with honey. YUM!

  2. Love finding new ways to eat sweet potatoes!

  3. Love this idea – can’t wait to try it!

  4. Jillian Babbel Mendioro says:

    Sandi – these look soo delicious. We don’t often eat sweet potatoes, but if I do these sound like the perfect recipe to make!

  5. Love the simplicity of this, but never thought about adding leeks to sweet potatoes, but now I will!

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