Orange-Sage Sweet Potatoes with Bacon


A sweet potato side dish becomes even easier thanks to your slow cooker! One of our favorite healthy slow cooker recipes, these sweet potatoes will be the star of any meal.

Orange-Sage Sweet Potatoes Bacon
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
15 mins
Roast Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 15 mins


  • 4 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 10 cups)

  • ½ cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

  • 3 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon dried leaf sage, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • 2 tablespoon butter, cut up

  • 4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled


  1. Place sweet potato slices in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. In a small bowl, stir together orange juice concentrate, brown sugar, salt, sage, and thyme. Pour over sweet potato slices; toss to coat. Dot with butter.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Before serving, stir to coat with orange juice mixture and sprinkle with crumbled bacon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
4g Fat
36g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 509mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Protein 4g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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