Camp Recipes: Spicy Cinnamon & Honey Sweet Roasted Potatoes

August 13, 2013 in Camping Recipes, Side Dish Recipes by amylaree

If you haven’t noticed, when it comes to camp recipes (and really, life in general) we’re pretty big sweet potato junkies. Need a refresher? Well, we’ve got… Sweet Potato Tacos, Pineapple, Ham & Sweet Potato Foil Packets, Black Bean & Corn Stuffed Sweet Potatoes and we’re working on a sweet potato breakfast hash that so good it will make you get up and start the campfire extra early.

SO, when I came across these Cinnamon & Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes from Tyler Florence, I was intrigued to see how they’d work as a foil packet recipe. Turns out they’re pretty delicious and a super easy camp recipe. Since we like things to have a little bit of a kick, I added in a nice dose of red pepper flakes that cranked the yum-factor up a few more notches. Try it out and let us know what you think!

Camp Recipes: Spicy Cinnamon & Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: Serves 2

1/2 packet

Camp Recipes: Spicy Cinnamon & Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Cinnamon & Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes


  • 1 Sweet Potato, diced into 1" cubes
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes (optional)


  1. Place diced sweet potatoes in a large bowl. Stir in honey & olive oil until well coated. Sprinkle with cinnamon and red pepper flakes (if you're using them. Stir again until cinnamon is evenly distributed.
  2. Make a large double-layer of foil. Spray with non-stick cooking spray to keep things from sticking.
  3. Place the potato chunks on the foil.
  4. Wrap and seal the aluminum foil. Leave room in the packet to allow air to flow through as it cooks.
  5. Place on hot coals, flip over after 10 minutes. Cook until potatoes have softened (about 20 minutes).
  6. Open with caution – it'll be steamy!
  7. Dish out and enjoy!