Maple Pecan-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Looking for a delicious side dish idea? Then check out this maple and pecan glazed sweet potato recipe.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup apple juice
4
teaspoons cornstarch
1/2
cup maple-flavored syrup
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
lb. sweet potatoes (about 3 large), peeled, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 5 cups)
2
tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the apple juice and cornstarch; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 In large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven, combine remaining apple juice, syrup, cinnamon, margarine and salt; mix well. Bring to a boil. Add potatoes; stir to coat well. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or just until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Stir cornstarch mixture into potato mixture; cook and stir over medium-high heat until bubbly and thickened. Spoon into serving bowl. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    330%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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