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Pureed Sweet Potatoes with Maple Syrup

Pureed Sweet Potatoes with Maple Syrup

Real Simple NOVEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings


  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 pounds small sweet potatoes, each peeled and cut into 8 wedges
  • 6 tablespoons room-temperature unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup


Heat oven to 400° F.

Pierce each sweet potato several times with a fork. Place on a rimmed baking sheet, cover with foil, and roast until tender, about 1 hour. Remove from oven and let rest until cool enough to handle.

Using your fingers, carefully peel the sweet potatoes and place in the bowl of a food processor. Add the butter, maple syrup, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Puree until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 285
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 23mg
  • Sodium: 361mg
  • Carbohydrate: 49g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sugars: 12g
  • Protein: 4g

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