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Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Pears

Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Pears

Makes eight servings

  • Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: servings )
  • Cook time: 0 Minute
  • Prep time: 0 Minute


  • 1 can(s) 8 pear halves
  • 1/4 cup(s) brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoon(s) butter, room temp
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) nutmeg
  • 5 pound(s) sweet potatoes


Preheat oven to 400. Pierce potatoes with fork and place on baking sheet. Bake until done, about one hour.

While potatoes are baking, purree pears and 1/4 cup juice.

Remove potatoes and peel. Beat potatoes and butter with electric mixer. Mix in pears, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper. Butter a 13x9 inch glass baking dish and add potato mixture. Bake at 350 uncovered untl just heated through about 20 minutes.

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