Original FoodFit Recipe

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Toasted Pecans

This recipe serves: 6

10 mins
30 mins


Cooking Instructions

1. Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them in half. Place them in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender when pricked with a fork, about 30 minutes depending on the size of the potatoes. Drain.

2. Meanwhile, toast the pecans in a nonstick skillet for 2-4 minutes or in a toaster oven and set aside.

3. Mash the potatoes and brown sugar with a potato masher or fork, or use a food mill.

4. Adjust the cinnamon to taste.

5. Transfer to a serving dish and top with the toasted pecans.

Nutrition Facts

Ellen_small_book Source: Copyright © 2000 by Ellen Haas.
From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.

Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.