Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Pecans
Servings and Ingredients
|2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 2 large)|
|4 tbsp. Hy-Vee butter, divided|
|3 tbsp. packed Hy-Vee brown sugar, divided|
|½ c. Hy-Vee pecan pieces|
|½ c. Hy-Vee skim milk, heated 30 seconds in microwave|
|¾ tsp. pumpkin pie spice|
|½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt|
- In a large stockpot, cook sweet potatoes in boiling water about 25 minutes or until tender.
- 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.
- 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.
200 Calories per serving
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 11g
- Cholesterol: 15mg
- Sodium: 190mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 25g
- Protein: 3g
Vitamin A 340%
Vitamin C 30%
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