Sweet Potatoes With Cinnamon Pecans
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Sweet Potatoes With Cinnamon Pecans

This sweet potato recipe is enhanced with crunchy cinnamon pecans! Try it as a Thanksgiving side dish, loaded with flavor to complete the meal.

10
servings
40 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Garnish

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread

1/3 cup coarsely chopped pecans

1/4 cup sliced green onions

Potatoes

6 medium (about 3 1/2 pounds) orange sweet potatoes or yams,  peeled, cut into 2-inch chunks

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

 

 *Substitute 2 (29-ounce) cans sweet potatoes, drained.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place 2 tablespoons Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread into 9-inch square baking pan. Place in oven 2-3 minutes or until melted. Remove pan from oven. Add chopped pecans; toss until well coated. Return pan to oven; bake, stirring once, 4-5 minutes or until nuts are caramelized. Remove nuts from oven; spread in even layer on waxed paper. Cool completely.

  3. STEP 3

    Meanwhile, combine sweet potatoes and enough water to cover in 4-quart saucepan. Cook over high heat 5-6 minutes or until water comes to a boil . Reduce heat to medium-high. Cook 25-30 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain; cool slightly.

  4. STEP 4

    Place sweet potatoes and all remaining potato ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth.

  5. STEP 5

    Spoon potato mixture into lightly greased 1 1/2-quart round or oval baking dish. Cover; bake 30-35 minutes or until heated through.

  6. STEP 6

    Just before serving, sprinkle potatoes with garnish.

Tip #1

To make ahead, prepare sweet potato mixture and pecans as directed. Do not bake sweet potato mixture. Cover; refrigerate. Before serving time, heat oven to 375°F.; bake as directed. Just before serving, sprinkle with pecans and onions.

Nutrition

200Calories
7Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
300Sodium (mg)
32Carbohydrates (g)
5Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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