Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Pecans

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Pecans

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mashed sweet potatoes with caramelized pecans

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Recipe Data

8
Servings
20min
Prep
45min
Total

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    Ingredients
    Serves 8
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    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

    Directions

    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.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    200 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 11g
    • Cholesterol: 15mg
    • Sodium: 190mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 25g
    • Protein: 3g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 340%
    0%
    Vitamin C 30%
    0%
    Iron 4%
    0%
    Calcium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2012.