dish
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Toasted Pecans

6
Serves
172
Calories
13
Nutrients
11
Vitamins

Ingredients

3 large sweet potatoes (or yams)
4 tablespoons pecans , toasted
1 tablespoon brown sugar

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.

Serving Size: about 1/2 cup

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 6
Serving Size
0
Calories
172
Protein
2 g
Total Carbohydrate
33 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Soluble Fiber
0 g
Insoluble Fiber
0 g
Sugar
10 g
Total Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Monounsaturated Fat
2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
1 g
Percent Calories from Protein
7 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
63 %
Percent Calories from Fat
30 %
Vitamin A
19943 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
1 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
Biotin
4 mcg
Vitamin C
20 mg
Vitamin D
0 IU
Folate
8 mcg
Vitamin E
0 IU
Vitamin K
0 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
1 mg
Calcium
51 mg
Iron
1 mg
Phosphorus
77 mg
Potassium
536 mg
Sodium
17 mg
Zinc
0 mg