Maple Sweet Potatoes - You will want to make double!
3 1/2 Pounds Sweet Potatoes
Salt and Pepper
1/3 Cup Maple Syrup
4 Tablespoons Butter, Soft
peel: Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2 inch thick slices.
boil: Place the potatoes in a stock pot, cover with cold water, add 1 tsp of salt, cover and
bring to a boil.
uncover: Once the water is boiling, remove cover, boil until the potatoes are very soft. -
about 10 min.
drain: Drain the potatoes in a colander.
combine: Add the syrup, butter, and salt and pepper to taste to the pan. Add the drained
whip: Use an electric hand mixer to whip the potatoes. Begin on low and increase as needed.
top: Transfer to a table ready bowl and top with a few chopped pecans.
make ahead: This can be prepared earlier in th day and reheated just prior to meal time.
serves: 8 prep: 20 min cook: 1 hr