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Roasted Sweet Potato and Pears

2 - 3
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
50 min
20 min
30 min
This recipe from LIGHTEN UP, Y’ALL by VirginiaWillis has been modified by WW withpermission.


Uncooked sweet potato(es)

4 small, sliced, cut in 0.6 cm (1/4 inch)-thick slices


3 medium, cored and cut in 0.6 cm (1/4 inch)-thick slices

Unsalted butter

2 tbsp(s), (30 ml) melted

Fresh thyme

1 tbsp(s), (15 ml) (6 sprigs) leaves only

Kosher salt

1 tsp(s), (5 ml) or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, (0,5 ml) freshly ground, or to taste

Sherry vinegar

1 tsp(s), (5 ml)

Blue cheese

2 oz, (55 g) crumbled


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Combine potatoes and pears in a 2 L (2-quart) gratin dish or ovenproof skillet. Pour butter over potatoes, sprinkle with thyme leaves, and season with salt and pepper; toss to combine.
  2. Transfer to oven; bake until potatoes are tender, gently stirring once, 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven, drizzle with vinegar and sprinkle with cheese; stir to combine. Taste and adjust for seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
  3. Serving size: rounded 125 ml (1/2 cup)


Consider covering the dish while baking to help potatoes cook faster.