Maple Bacon Sweet Potatoes


  • 3 cups sweet potatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 pound bacon, crispy-fried and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Coarse black pepper, if desired


  1. Combine sweet potatoes and coconut oil in skillet and sauté covered on a low heat until sweet potatoes are easily pierced with a fork but aren’t mushy.
  2. In a separate skillet, fry bacon to a crispy consistency, set aside on paper towels or napkins, and when cooled, crumble by hand. Set aside.
  3. When sweet potatoes are done, using a slotted spoon, scoop them out of the skillet and transfer them to a mixing bowl. Add the crumbled bacon, bacon fat, maple syrup, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, ginger, and sea salt. Stir until well mixed.
  4. Serve with additional bacon pieces and a little black pepper, if desired.