Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Sesame Maple Butter

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

Recipe inspired by She Likes Food.


For sesame seed butter

  • 2 cups (220g) raw sesame seeds
  • ¼ tsp pink Himalayan salt (optional)

For sweet potato with tahini maple butter

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 3/4 inch slices
  • 3 tbsp. sesame seed butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp. butter, vegan or regular
  • Fresh thyme leaves or parsley and flaky sea salt, if desired


  • For sesame seed butter
    • Place sesame seeds and salt in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set 15-16 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open container lid. If, necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter.

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Place the sliced sweet potatoes into a large baking dish and rub each side with oil and sprinkle with salt.  Bake sweet potatoes until cooked through and starting to caramelize, 45-50 min, flipping once.
  • Add the maple syrup, butter, sesame seed butter and a pinch of salt to a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, until combined and creamy.  You can also heat in the microwave.
  • When ready to serve, top each sweet potato with desired amount of sesame maple butter and fresh herbs and sea salt. Enjoy!