Maple and Spice Sweet Potatoes with Apples

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  • 5 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 5 hrs
  • Yield: 6 servings (6 portions)
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Use tart Granny Smith apples in this tasty combination. Maple syrup and spices flavor these slow cooker sweet potatoes.

What You'll Need

  • 5 to 6 medium sweet potatoes
  • 3 apples (such as Granny Smith) peeled & cored, cut in wedges
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup pecan pieces

How to Make It

  1. Generously butter the bottom and sides of the slow cooker.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes; cut into 1/2-inch slices.
  3. Arrange sweet potato slices over bottom of slow cooker.
  4. Top with apple wedges; then nutmeg and cinnamon, maple syrup, and the melted butter.
  5. Cover and cook on LOW for about 4 to 5 hours, or until potatoes are tender.
  6. Sprinkle with pecans the last 30 minutes.


Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 189
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 16 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)