STREAMING NOW: Pop Culture Baking Class

Sweet Potatoes With Pecans and Blue Cheese

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This is a $400 winner in Better Homes and Gardens and sent in by Debbie Reid of Clearwater, Florida. It has a nice balance of sweet and salty and uses my favorite ingredient--blue cheese!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel sweet potatoes and cut into thin wedges.
  2. Peel and chop onion.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  4. In 15 x 10 pan place potatoes, onion and drizzle with 2 T olive oil.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes, stirring once.
  7. Meanwhile, in a skillet, melt butter over medium heat, stir in pecans, brown sugar and 1/4 t salt.
  8. Cook and stir about 3 minutes until pecans are coated with sugar.
  9. remove from heat and let cool on foil.
  10. For dressing:.
  11. whisk together honey, vinegar, garlic, 1/4 t salt, 1/4 t pepper.
  12. Slowly whisk in remaining olive oil until combined.
  13. Whisk in 1 T blue cheese.
  14. Transfer potatoes and onions to serving plate.
  15. Drizzle with dressing and remaining blue cheese.
  16. Sprinkle with pecans.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a