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Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes

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Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 6
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Ingredients

  • 8 small unpeeled red garnet or dark-orange sweet potatoes (3 lb)
  • 3 tablespoons real or maple-flavored syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans, toasted if desired

Directions

  • 1
    In 4-quart Dutch oven, place sweet potatoes and enough water just to cover potatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. Drain, peel (carefully) and set aside.
  • 2
    In same pan, heat syrup and butter to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Add potatoes; mash potatoes with syrup mixture, using electric mixer on medium speed, until light and fluffy. Stir in salt and nutmeg. Sprinkle with pecans.

Nutrition Information

270 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 47g Total Carbohydrate, 19g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
540mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
5g
23%
Sugars
19g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
720%
720%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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