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Slow-Cooker Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes

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Slow-Cooker Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 8 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 10
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Slow cook this delicious salad using sweet potatoes and maple syrup – perfect for dinner.
Updated Jun 26, 2014

Ingredients

  • 6 large sweet potatoes (5 1/2 lb), peeled, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place sweet potatoes in slow cooker; pour orange juice over potatoes.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 hours.
  • 3
    Drain potatoes, discarding orange juice. Return potatoes to slow cooker. Mash potatoes with potato masher or spoon. Add whipping cream, syrup, butter, salt and pepper; stir until butter is melted and mixture is smooth. Sprinkle with toasted pecans.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To toast pecans, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until nuts begin to brown, then stirring constantly until nuts are light brown.

Nutrition Information

410 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 66g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
Total Fat
15g
0%
Saturated Fat
7g
0%
Sodium
300mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
66g
0%
Dietary Fiber
8g
0%
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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