Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Spicy Maple Syrup Recipe

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Submitted by cooperl788

Makes 12 servings



From Foodnetwork.com, Aida Mollenkamp. I reduced the butter and oil by half each.

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Spicy Maple Syrup

2/3 cup pecans, roughly chopped
3 pounds sweet potatoes, cut into large dice
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Recipe Directions for Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Spicy Maple Syrup

  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F and arrange rack in the middle.

  2. While oven heats, place pecans on a baking sheet to toast until they smell nutty and are slightly darker, about 5 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.

  3. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet, drizzle with oil. Season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper, and toss to coat. Roast until golden brown and tender when pierced with a knife, about 40 to 45 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. When it foams, stir in maple syrup and cayenne and let cook briefly, about 1 minute. Serve sweet potatoes with a drizzle of maple butter and a scattering of pecans.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 128.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
216
Calories from Fat
68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.6g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
121mg
5%
Potassium
963mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
35.9g
12%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
2.3g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin C
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