Maple and Spice Sweet Potatoes with Apples

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Ratings (14)
  • Total: 5 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 5 hrs
  • Yield: 6 servings (6 portions)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
189 Calories
7g Fat
32g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 servings (6 portions)
Amount per serving
Calories 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Protein 1g
Calcium 37mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Use tart Granny Smith apples in this tasty combination. Maple syrup and spices flavor these slow cooker sweet potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps 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.