Smoky bacon and onion add a savory note to the tender roasted sweet potato and tart Granny Smith apple. Serve with roasted pork or turkey for a hearty meal featuring the flavors of autumn.
2 bacon slices
1 pound sweet potato (about 1 large), cubed
1 large onion, cut into wedges
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 Granny Smith apple, cut into chunks
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 450°.
. Place bacon slices on a jelly-roll pan. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes or until crisp.
. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Crumble bacon, and set aside.
. Toss potato and onion with bacon drippings, vinegar, and next 3 ingredients; spoon into pan. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes. Add apple; bake an additional 10 minutes or until tender. Transfer potato mixture to a large bowl. Toss with bacon.