Maple-Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Oxmoor House
Maple-Pecan Sweet PotatoesRecipe
Oxmoor House
We've combined brown sugar and maple syrup to make a delicious glaze for this simple side dish. Our Test Kitchens staff loved the sweet potatoes paired with crunchy pecans.
6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Ingredients

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2 large sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces

Preparation

Prep: 11 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes

Preheat oven to 450°.

Cut sweet potatoes in half lengthwise. Cut each half crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces. Place sweet potato in a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Sprinkle with salt and drizzle with oil. Seal bag; toss to coat. Place potato on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 35 minutes or until browned.

Place pecans and next 3 ingredients in a serving bowl. Add potato; toss gently until coated. Serve immediately.

Created date

March 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 175
Fat 6.0 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Protein 1.8 g
Carbohydrate 29.4 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 225 mg
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fiber 3.0 g
Calcium 35 mg