Pureed Sweet Potatoes With Maple Syrup

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preparation
15
minutes
cooking
75
minutes
Serves 6-8

Ingredients

1/4
teaspoon
ground nutmeg
1
teaspoon
salt
1/2
teaspoon
pepper
4
pounds
small sweet potatoes
6
tablespoons
room-temperature unsalted butter
2
tablespoons
maple syrup

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F.
  2. Pierce each sweet potato several times with a fork. Place on a rimmed baking sheet, cover with foil, and roast until tender, about 1 hour. Remove from oven and let rest until cool enough to handle.
  3. Using your fingers, carefully peel the sweet potatoes and place in the bowl of a food processor. Add the butter, maple syrup, nutmeg, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Purée until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl.

 

Kate Merker
October 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 28 %
  • Fat 9 g
  • Sat Fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 23 mg
  • Sodium 361 mg
  • Carbohydrate 49 g
  • Fiber 7 g
  • Sugar 12 g
  • Protein 4 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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