|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 4g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||13%|
|Total Carbohydrate 57g||21%|
|Dietary Fiber 8g||27%|
|Total Sugars 23g|
|Vitamin C 47mg||235%|
|*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.|
Quick and flavorful, these sweet potatoes go great with pork, ham, and even lamb. A little maple syrup and orange juice jazz up these mashed sweet potatoes.
Boil or steam the sweet potatoes and then mash with the syrup and seasonings.
2 1/2 to 3 pounds sweet potatoes
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into 1-inch slices.
In a deep skillet or saucepan, bring a few inches of water to a boil. add the sweet potatoes, cover the pan, and cook for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until very tender. Alternatively, steam slices over simmering water in a covered pan.
Put the sweet potatoes in a large bowl and add the maple syrup, salt, pepper, orange juice, and butter. Mash or beat until well blended. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
- Use dark or grade B maple syrup, if possible.