Sweet Potato Puree With Maple

Sweet Potato Puree With Maple
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Ingredients

  • 5 pounds sweet potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. Pierce the sweet potatoes several times with a fork and place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake until softened, 1 to 1 1/2 hours, depending on size; let cool.
  3. Slice each sweet potato in half lengthwise. Scoop the flesh into a saucepan and discard the skins. Add the maple syrup (to taste), butter, and sour cream. Using a wooden spoon or potato masher, mix until smooth. Season with the salt and nutmeg. Place over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until warmed through, about 5 minutes
     
By October, 2000

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 318.48Calories From Fat 38%
  • Calcium 111.03mg
  • Carbohydrate 46.92g
  • Cholesterol 31.46mg
  • Fat 13.44g
  • Fiber 5.71g
  • Iron 1.39mg
  • Protein 4.45mg
  • Sat Fat 8.36g
  • Sodium 149.63mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Sweet Potato Puree With Maple
Make-ahead: Assemble the puree the day before (but don't heat it). Allow an extra 5 minutes for warming.

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