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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Pecans

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Serves: 8 (about 1/2 cup each) Prep time: 20 minutes
Source: Cook time: 25 minutes

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All you need:

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 2 large)
  • 4 tbsp Hy-Vee butter, divided
  • 3 tbsp packed Hy-Vee brown sugar, divided
  • 1/2 c. Hy-Vee pecan pieces
  • 1/2 c. Hy-Vee skim milk, heated 30 seconds in microwave
  • 3/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp Hy-Vee salt

All you do:

  1. In a large stockpot, cook sweet potatoes in boiling water about 25 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet over medium heat, heat1 tablespoon each of the butter and brown sugar until melted, stirring constantly. Add pecans; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Spread on parchment to cool; set aside.
  3. Drain sweet potatoes; mash with a potato masher or electric mixer. Add remaining 3 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, warm milk, pumpkin pie spice and salt; mash until smooth. Transfer to serving dish; top with caramelized pecans.

Daily Values:

340% vitamin A 6% calium
30% vitamin C 4% iron

Nutrition Facts per serving:

Calories: 200 Protein: 3g
Carbohydrate: 25g Saturated Fat: 4g
Cholesterol: 15mg Sodium: 190mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g Sugar: 12g
Fat: 11g Trans fats: 0g
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